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Kansas sets COVID-19 records; counties struggle with tracing


November 11, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas set records again Wednesday for new coronavirus cases and COVID-19-related hospitalizations as some local officials reported having trouble getting people to cooperate in finding those who may have been exposed.

Several counties reported that some people won't provide complete — or any — information about their close contacts, making it more difficult to trace the spread of the virus. A state privacy law enacted in June allows people to refuse to do so.

"Our case investigation is only as good as what the people give us," said Jenette Schuette, administrator...

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