Jump in Kansas COVID-19 cases biggest in more than 6 weeks
June 24, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Wednesday saw its largest jump in coronavirus cases in more than six weeks, an increase of more than 500 cases in two days.
The state health department reported the spike two days after Gov. Laura Kelly urged local officials to postpone lifting their last restrictions on businesses and public activities for another two weeks, recommending that they still limit public gatherings to 45 people. The Democratic governor ended statewide restrictions May 26, leaving decisions about the rules to the state's 105 counties, after weeks of complaints from the Republican...