Kansas has worst 7-day spike in COVID-19 deaths since June 1
July 24, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas on Friday reported its worst week-long spike in COVID-19-related deaths since June 1 as the number of reported cases rose past 25,000.
The state Department of Health and Environment said Kansas has had 326 death since the pandemic reached the state in early March, up 18 or 5.8% since Wednesday.
The state has reported an additional 27 deaths over the previous seven days for an average of 3.86 a day. The last time the average for the previous seven days was that high was June 1, when it was 4.14.
The state health department also reported that Kansas had 1,005 new...