Cases of coronavirus in Kansas now at 8,958

The number of coronavirus cases in Kansas has gone up by 419 in the last two days. The state’s total number of positive cases since the pandemic began is 8,958.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says COVID-19 has contributed to 185 deaths. That number is up 7 from Wednesday.

There have been 787 hospitalizations in the state since the pandemic began.

Of those tested, 67,476 have come back negative for the coronavirus.