The Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Monday said that the state has seen 483 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths and 20 new hospitalizations since Friday, April 9.
Overall, Kansas has seen 304,719 COVID-19 cases, 4,930 deaths and 9,872 hospitalizations.
Cowley County overall has seen 3,904 COVID-19 cases and 38 hospitalizations.
In other COVID-related news from KDHE, more than 1,564,848 doses of the vaccine have been administered to Kansans. This includes 995,616 first doses and 569,232 second doses. This means that 34.2% of the state’s population has received at least one dose of the vaccine.
A total of 1,997,800 doses of the vaccine have been distributed across Kansas. This includes 1,553,500 doses by the State of Kansas and 444,300 doses by the Federal Pharmacy Program.
You can learn more about vaccines in Kansas and how to book an appointment by clicking here: https://www.kansasvaccine.gov/158/Data
KDHE announced Tuesday that Kansas will pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine following an announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this morning. There are reports of six recipients in the United States who developed a rare disorder involving blood clots within about two weeks of vaccination. No known cases have been reported in Kansas to date. (read more here)