Kansas has new record COVID-19 spike, 1,000+ cases in 2 days
July 17, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas reported Friday that it saw more than 1,000 new novel coronavirus cases over the previous two days, again giving the state its worst seven-day spike since the pandemic began.
The state has seen a resurgence in reported cases since mid-June that has grown increasingly intense this month. It's prompted Gov. Laura Kelly to announce plans for delaying the reopening of public K-12 schools until after Labor Day, though the State Board of Education must sign off on such a measure.
The state Department of Health and Environment said Kansas has had a total of 21,965 repo...