TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Shawnee County has dropped out of the high zone on the COVID-19 Community Indicator Report for the first time in 7 weeks.
Health authorities report a total score of 15 for the week of February 6-12. That’s a three-point drop from the previous week, moving the county into the “significant” zone.
The decline is due to fewer cases. Shawnee County saw a total of 605 weekly new coronavirus cases last week, down from 823 the week before. The percentage of positive tests also dropped from 19% to 13%.
However, hospital stress has once again maxed out to 3.0, after falling to 2.8 the previous week.
You can read the full report here.
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