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How many known cases are in Kansas?
As of March 29, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed 301,862 cases of COVID-19 (+429 since last report) and 4,902 deaths (+11). The two-week positive test rate is 2.94%. KDHE gives a live update on its Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m.
Sedgwick County, which includes confirmed cases not finalized in KDHE's count, says as of March 29 there have been 45,653 confirmed cases (+15 since last report) and 578 deaths (+2). The positive test rate is 3.1%. The county no longer reports active cases or recoveries.
The U.S. has had more than 30.2 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, and more than 549,000 deaths.