Kansas pauses release of data about coronavirus clusters


September 18, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' health department has suspended its reporting on individual businesses and locations where clusters of coronavirus cases have occurred after only a week, saying it wants to make sure the data does not include cases that aren't current.

The department's top administrator, Dr. Lee Norman, acknowledged that the data the agency began releasing Sept. 9 about coronavirus clusters could leave the impression that some outbreaks currently are more severe than they are, The Kansas City Star reported. Norman said the department wants the data to better reflect current cas...

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