COVID cases continue to drop
COVID-19 cases in Marion County continue to decline, with the county health department reporting 12 new cases in the last week.
On Tuesday, the county reported 998 total cases of coronavirus disease to date. Kansas Department of Health and Environment lists 1,014 cases for the county.
No patients were hospitalized Tuesday, but 14 remain in isolation or are still being treated.
Health department data lists 19 deaths from COVID since the pandemic began, three more than the county reported a week ago.
Death reports often are delayed for weeks or months. No further information on the three newly reported deaths this week was released.
So far, the health department has given 1,100 vaccinations. Today’s vaccination clinic will be the second dose for people vaccinated Jan. 26. Wednesday vaccination clinics are by appointment only.