Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports 7th child death from COVID-19

Posted at 9:24 PM, Jan 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-19 23:24:46-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment confirmed a seventh child has died of COVID-19 in the state.

This child was within the 0-9 years age group.

In November, KDHE reported that a sixth child had died of the virus.

KDHE’s most updated statistics show 7,290 Kansans have died from COVID-19 throughout the course of the pandemic.

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