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Kansas sees rate of positive coronavirus tests inching up


August 2, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has seen its rate of positive coronavirus tests inch up over the past month and is approaching 29,000 reported cases for the pandemic.

The state Department of Health and Environment reported Monday that the state had another 1,064 cases since Friday, up 3.8% to 28,876. The department also reported another seven COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the total to 365 for the pandemic.

Kansas has seen its rolling seven-day average for new cases a day drop since peaking at a pandemic-high of an average of 479 cases for the seven days ending July 17. The figure for the...

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