TOPEKA – Health officials have confirmed more cases of coronavirus in three eastern Kansas Counties, bringing the total statewide to 17.
Johnson County officials say they now have ten people that have tested presumptive positive for the coronavirus.
On Tuesday morning, Johnson County officials posted on their website that two more people have tested presumptive positive, bringing the total number to ten for that county
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health officials have also announced they have their first confirmed case of coronavirus.
They say the victim is a man in his 20s who recently traveled from Florida.
“Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is working to identify any close contacts of the individual, and those who were exposed will be contacted as soon as possible,” the release said.
Wyandotte County Health officials also confirmed two cases in their county Tuesday
These two patients are both women, one in her 40s and one in her 50s. They have been released from the hospital and are self-isolating in their own homes.
The third patient is reported to be a male under the age of 18 and a student at a local private school.
There are now 17 positive coronavirus cases in the state, including one death. So far there have been 417 negative test results, according to officials.