Kansas counties tighten COVID rules; Topeka schools online
November 13, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Public health officials in two of Kansas' most populous counties on Thursday tightened restrictions on gatherings, and public schools in the state's capital city scrapped at least two weeks of in-person classes in favor online learning amid a statewide surge in coronavirus cases.
In Shawnee County, home to the state capital of Topeka, gatherings will be limited to 10 people whether they are held indoors or outdoors, starting Friday. An order from Dr. Gianfranco Pezzino, the county's health officer, dropped the limits from 25 for indoor gatherings and 45 for outdoor ga...