June 30, 2020

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COVID-19 maps of Missouri, Kansas: Latest coronavirus cases by county

COVID-19 maps of Missouri, Kansas: Latest coronavirus cases by county
LAURA KELLY IS IMPLEMENTING A STATEWIDE MASK POLICY THAT GOES INTO EFFECT THIS FRIDAY. EVERY KANSAN IN A PUBLIC SPACE WILL NEED TO WEAR A MASK. >> AS CASES CONTINUE TO RI MASKS ARE OUR BEST DEFENSE TO KEEP KANSANS AT WORK, TO GET OUR KIDS BACK TO SCHOOL AND TO KEEP OURSELVES AND OUR…

LAURA KELLY IS IMPLEMENTING A STATEWIDE MASK POLICY THAT GOES INTO EFFECT THIS FRIDAY. EVERY KANSAN IN A PUBLIC SPACE WILL NEED TO WEAR A MASK. >> AS CASES CONTINUE TO RI MASKS ARE OUR BEST DEFENSE TO KEEP KANSANS AT WORK, TO GET OUR KIDS BACK TO SCHOOL AND TO KEEP OURSELVES AND OUR NEIGHBOR HEALTHY. >> MORE SPECIFIC DETAILS ARE COMING FROM THE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE ON THURSDAY. KANSAS SENATE PRESIDENT SUSAN WAGLE SAYS THE GOVERNOR SHOULD FOCUS ON THE BUDGET AND LET LOCAL OFFICIALS MANAGE ANY REGULATIONS. FACE COVERINGS WILL BE REQUIRED IN WYANDOTTE COUNTY STARTING TOMORROW. DOUGLAS COUNTY WILL START ON WEDNESDA ON THE KANSAS CITY MADE THE SWITCH TODAY. JACKSON COUNTY MASK REQUIREMENT WILL GO INTO EFFECT WEDNESDA THE OWNER OF IBEX CLIMBING GYM OFF I 70 IN BLUE SPRINGS SAYS IT WILL BE A TRANSITION BUT HE’S HAPPY TO SEE THE COUNTY TAKING STEPS TO REDUCE THE SPREAD OF ILLNESS WITHOUT HURTING THE ECONOM THE GYM REOPENED JUNE 1, REQUIRING WORKERS AND STRONGLY ENCOURAGING CLIMBERS TO WEAR MASKS. FOR OUR CUSTOMERS, IT WILL TAKE GETTING USED T BUT CLIMBING WITH A MASK IS FEASIBLE. THE OWNER ANTICIPATES THAT HE WILL LOSE A FEW CUSTOMERS THAT REFUSE TO WEAR MASKS. KANSAS ADDED SOME NEW TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS TONIGHT. IT APPLIES TO PEOPLE WHO HAV VISITED ALABAMA, ARIZONA OR ARKANSAS SINCE JUNE 17 OR SOUTH CAROLINA AND FLORIDA SINCE JUNE 29. KANSAS IS REQUIRING A 14 DAY HOME QUARANTINE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN TO THESE STATE MORE THAN 9% OF CORONA VIRUS TESTS IN KANSAS ARE NOW COMING BACK POSITIVE. THAT RATE HAS MORE THAN DOUBLED IN THE PAST TWO WEEK IN MISSOURI FIVE POINT SIX% OF TESTS ARE COMING BACK POSITIVE.

COVID-19 maps of Missouri, Kansas: Latest coronavirus cases by county

We’re tracking the number of cases here in Missouri and Kansas

The coronavirus outbreak first started in Wuhan, China and has since spread across the globe, impacting Italy, Canada and the United States. The first case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported on January 14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The number of cases in the United States began to spike late February and could continue to impact the country throughout the summer.What’s New: Week of June 29, 2020According to Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. has surpassed 2.5 million infections. There have been at least 125,000 deaths. Last week, many states broke their records for new cases in a day and the U.S. also recorded a record high of single-day cases with 40,173 reported Friday.In Texas and Florida — both of which have raised alarm among experts with a rapid rise in cases — bars were ordered closed for a second time after officials suggested they were a driving force behind cases of coronavirus. In a similar move, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday ordered bars closed in seven counties.Dr. Anthony Fauci says he would “settle” for a COVID-19 vaccine that’s 70% to 75% effective, but that this incomplete protection, coupled with the fact that many Americans say they won’t get a coronavirus vaccine, makes it “unlikely” that the U.S. will achieve sufficient levels of immunity to quell the outbreak.15-year-old Max Melia from the United Kingdom invented Vybpro, a watch that can help stop people from subconsciously touching their faces and possibly contracting the coronavirus.At 102 years old, Mildred “Gerri” Schappals has seen a lot, surviving the 1918 flu pandemic, two bouts with cancer and now, COVID-19.Here is a breakdown of the number of cases in Missouri and Kansas. The data is from Johns Hopkins University and will be updated when we learn of new information.Mobile app users, click here to view the map.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —

The coronavirus outbreak first started in Wuhan, China and has since spread across the globe, impacting Italy, Canada and the United States. The first case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported on January 14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The number of cases in the United States began to spike late February and could continue to impact the country throughout the summer.


What’s New: Week of June 29, 2020

  • According to Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. has surpassed 2.5 million infections. There have been at least 125,000 deaths. Last week, many states broke their records for new cases in a day and the U.S. also recorded a record high of single-day cases with 40,173 reported Friday.
  • In Texas and Florida — both of which have raised alarm among experts with a rapid rise in cases — bars were ordered closed for a second time after officials suggested they were a driving force behind cases of coronavirus. In a similar move, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday ordered bars closed in seven counties.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci says he would “settle” for a COVID-19 vaccine that’s 70% to 75% effective, but that this incomplete protection, coupled with the fact that many Americans say they won’t get a coronavirus vaccine, makes it “unlikely” that the U.S. will achieve sufficient levels of immunity to quell the outbreak.
  • 15-year-old Max Melia from the United Kingdom invented Vybpro, a watch that can help stop people from subconsciously touching their faces and possibly contracting the coronavirus.
  • At 102 years old, Mildred “Gerri” Schappals has seen a lot, surviving the 1918 flu pandemic, two bouts with cancer and now, COVID-19.

Here is a breakdown of the number of cases in Missouri and Kansas. The data is from Johns Hopkins University and will be updated when we learn of new information.

Mobile app users, click here to view the map.

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