At the outset of this pandemic threat the smarter denizens of our blog community told us that it was just a matter of time until the new cases hit the metro.
And now, once again, our blog community conversation becomes news fact . . .
COVID-19 CASE CONFIRMED IN JOHNSON COUNTY!!!
Here's the relevant info, assorted artistic representations of the bug and links from better sources along with the hope that local officials will start taking this threat health situation seriously given the repeated advocacy of our snarky blog community . . .
GOLDEN GHETTO GETS GLOBAL SICKNESS!!!
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirmed its first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Kansas. The presumptive positive case was identified Saturday with testing sent to KDHE's Kansas Health and Environmental Laboratories. These results will be verified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab but will be treated as positive unless determined otherwise.Kansas Gov.
by: Nexstar Media Wire Posted: / Updated: TOPEKA, Kan. - A Kansas woman has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Governor Laura Kelly announced. Governor Laura Kelly announced the news on Saturday afternoon, KSNT first reported. This is the first confirmed case in Kansas and in the KC metro.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas has its first case of the new coronavirus, officials announced Saturday. The Johnson County woman infected with the virus appears to have contracted her illness while traveling in the northeastern United States, state and local public health officials said at a Statehouse news conference early Saturday evening.
GUV KELLY UPDATE!!!
TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) - On Saturday, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced that one person in Kansas has tested positive for coronavirus. Governor Kelly said that the woman is under 50 years old and lives in Johnson County, Kansas. She is in home isolation, which is in accordance with the guidance from the CDC.
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