Kansas passes 1,000 COVID-19 deaths; flags to be lowered

Posted at 12:12 PM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 13:12:41-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than 1,000 Kansans have now died from COVID-19, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced Wednesday afternoon.

In a tweet, the governor said the COVID-19 death toll in the state now stands at 1,007 after updated figures were released by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Gov. Kelly said that she is directing flags to be lowered to half-staff in remembrance of the victims.

This is a developing story and may be updated.