Kansas counties mull their approach to virus restrictions
May 27, 2020
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas counties had various reactions on Wednesday to Gov. Laura Kelly's decision to give them the authority to determine their own coronavirus restrictions, with some deciding to keep the current rules in place and others effectively allowing most activities to resume.
Dr. Lee Norman, secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, urged counties to continue following Kelly's March plans for a phased reopening of the state's economy, saying it remains "the plan that will provide the safest way forward."
Wyandotte, Douglas, Lyon and Coffey counties issued...