Most Kansas counties enter COVID school red zone
October 7, 2020
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Even as some of the state's largest districts reopen, most Kansas counties have such a high rate of new coronavirus cases that they have moved into the red zone on a key state benchmark that suggests schools consider putting the brakes on in-person classes and sports.
Seventy-five of the state's 105 counties were in the worst reopening zone for the two-week cumulative incident rate, which measures the rate of new cases per 100,000 people and is one of five school reopening indicators established by the state, The Wichita Eagle reports. That's an increase of 10 countie...