Whilst heart disease and cancer are still more likely to kill locals . . . COVID spiked to the top of the list according to one of the civic organizations that helped lock down this town over the past two years.
To be fair, heart probs & cancer are no joke . . . That's why I eat my cheeseburgers whilst wearing an n95 mask. (And crying.)
Here's a bit more info about the death count . . .
Information from The Mid-America Regional Council shows 790 people have died from COVID in Kansas City; 2,969 through out the Kansas City region.
That information includes COVID deaths for both 2020 and 2021.
COVID cases are declining. The latest information shows decreases week after week since the peak in mid-July.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- COVID was the third leading cause of death in Kansas City in 2020. That information comes from the Kansas City Health Department. It accounted for 8% of all deaths in the city. Heart disease and cancers outpaced the virus, taking the top spots for cause of death.