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Shawnee Co. COVID-19 indicator jumps to ‘substantial’ zone

Published: Oct. 28, 2021 at 8:24 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Shawnee County is seeing a rising number of weekly cases in the latest COVID-19 community report.

Cases jumped from 209 to 267 during the period of October 17th through the 23rd.

The county now has an overall score of 13 jumping 3 points from last week.

The number of cases in the county is trending higher, increasing more than 25%. It is currently at 27.8%, after falling nearly 32% the previous period.

Case investigation stress is measured by the percentage of new cases contacted within 24 hours from the date a case was reported. It is now in the moderate zone at 83%, jumping 1% from last week.

The percent of positive tests also increased from 5.2% to 5.9%.

You can find the full report here.

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