COVID-19 in Kansas

A detailed look at the spread of the Corona Virus in the state of Kansas

Blog Post Date: Aug 22nd, 2020

Blog Post Last Update: Sep 2nd, 2020

Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.

Capital is Topeka. Population is 2.91 million. Governor is Laura Kelly (Democrat).

Just some thoughts on what we can expect to see happen in Kansas in the next few months.

Relevant links to COVID Data Analytics site

Case and Death Patterns by State

Red States v/s Blue States

States, counties setting cases and deaths records each day

Cases and deaths records for each state

Details of Cases and deaths by state / county

School and College Reopenings

A national database that tracks coronavirus-related school closings, quarantines, cases and deaths.

Covid-19 Is Creating a Wave of Heart Disease -daily reminder that there is so much more to #COVID19 than death

New CDC guidance says COVID rates in children is steadily increasing. (not ideal for schools reopening)

LONG TERM BURDEN after COVID hospitalization — “Anybody who needed to be hospitalized or needed ICU support will suffer disability afterwards.”

This is why it is so dangerous to send kids off to school in the Republican states where Case Positivity ratio is 10-20%. Millions of Americans will now have a lifelong pre-existing condition and if the Republicans win the 2020 election through voter suppression, shutting down USPS and colluding with Russia and China and Ukraine, these Millions of Americans are looking at bankruptcy. Vote Blue, as your life depends on it!

Sep 2nd

Kansas reports 12 more COVID deaths and 1,328 new cases, plus 5 new college clusters

Aug 31st

With a population of 328 million in the United States, it may require 2.13 million deaths to reach a 65 percent threshold of herd immunity, assuming the virus has a 1% fatality rate.

Let’s not try out this strategy. What if the virus has a 2% fatality rate? 4.26 million deaths is acceptable?

COVID-19 spread in Kansas, Missouri college counties outpaced state rates in August

Aug 29th

Several Kansas State University sororities have coronavirus outbreaks.

As of Friday, more than 8,700 cases were confirmed among American college students and staff.

A Kansas teacher created a database after she couldn't find a cohesive picture of how COVID-19 was spreading in schools.

Now maintained by the National Education Association, it shares data that some schools prefer to keep quiet.

U of Kansas said Friday in a news release that it has conducted 21,719 tests and 474 have been positive, for a positive rate of 2.18%.

Aug 28th

Trump and the Republicans come up with a plan to kill 2.3 to 3 million Americans

They complained that 4 Benghazi deaths were too many. Now they are signing off on Putin paying Taliban to kill American Soldiers and the genocide of 2-3 million Americans.

Good thing that they are pro-life. Imagine if they were the pro-death party?

The state is reporting 16 clusters at Kansas colleges and universities with 189 cases and one hospitalization.

With college football season closing in fast, seven K-State football players test positive for COVID-19

Aug 25th

Deception and Fraud at Kansas University

Safety last. Dollars first: KU used ‘outright lie’ to bring students back amid COVID-19

Aug 21st

Entire Kansas high school football team in 14-day quarantine after three COVID-19 cases; as many as 100 involved

Aug 20th

Kansas reports 5 college COVID clusters as Wichita area positive rate drops below 10%

The University of Kansas said Thursday morning that nearly 90 people have tested positive for COVID-19

Most of them students in the school’s fraternity and sorority communities

Aug 19th

Kansas reports 5 COVID clusters at colleges, two more outbreaks at schools or daycares

Aug 17th

The Harvey County (Kansas) Health Department, in conjunction with Bethel College, has confirmed a cluster of COVID-19 cases on the Bethel campus

Kansas schoolteacher created database of 700 schools reporting coronavirus

Aug 10th:

40+ schools have already closed nationwide after reopening last week

Aug 9th

How widespread is COVID-19 in children? (9%) A look at the latest data as schools reopen

COVID-19 can spread in air if schools don't have proper AC, report says

Aug 7th

Australia follows Israel's disasterous model; School reopening results in explosion of cases; 100s of schools now closing again

Dozens of teachers, students get COVID in 1st wk

7 year old dead in GA (Kids are not immune)

Aug 6th

Schools that open in the fall will close by October

Some teachers are retiring rather than go back to school

CDC abdicates responsibility; will let kids get sick

German schools test students twice a week

Aug 5th

Trump learns nothing from 160,000 dead and wants to reopen Schools

Covid-19 may spread more easily in schools than thought, report warns.

Aug 4th

Trump administration sticks to plan to reopen schools (and infect millions?)

When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn’t Go Well.

Aug 3rd

Trump criticizes Birx after she warns U.S. it is unsafe to reopen schools as coronavirus outbreaks are extraordinarily widespread

As the Coronavirus Comes to School, a Tough Choice: When to Close

Ex FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb on MLB and Schools Reopening

July 13th

Teachers are writing their wills

Sororities and Fraternities with infections from July / August