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How many known cases are in Kansas?
As of July 8, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed 17,618 cases of COVID-19 (+717 since last report), and 282 deaths (+2). KDHE gives a live update on its Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m.
More than 190,000 other people have tested negative for COVID-19.
Sedgwick County, which includes confirmed cases not finalized in KDHE's count, says as of July 8 there have been 1,703 confirmed cases (+51 since last report) and 28 deaths (no change).
The U.S. has had more than 2.9 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, and more than 131,000 deaths.