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Kansas saw another sizable jump in the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, but Cowley County again remained free of verified cases, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

The illness was found in two more Kansas counties, Crawford and Neosho, bringing the total to 20 counties where a diagnosis has been confirmed. The total number of cases in Kansas is now 126, up 28.6 percent from the day before.

The latest figures were updated at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

The numbers continue to rise in Johnson (44) and Wyandotte (27) counties, and Sedgwick County now has 11 confirmed illnesses. The figures were current as of 11 a.m., according to the KDHE.

Across the border in Oklahoma, verified virus cases in Kay County remained at 5, according to an update that was current as of 7 a.m. Wednesday. 

But the overall numbers in Oklahoma spiked to 164, a 54.7 percent increase from a day earlier. Five deaths have been reported.

In Kansas, three deaths have been reported. The total number of negative cases is 2,360, for a 5 percent positive rate. The following is a breakdown by county:

Bourbon 1

Butler 3

Cherokee 2

Crawford 1

Doniphan 1

Douglass 10

Franklin 1

Jackson 1

Johnson 44

Leavenworth 11

Linn 2

Lyon 2

Mitchell 2

Morris 2

Neosho 1

Pottawatomie 1

Reno 2

Sedgwick 11

Woodson 1

Wyandotte 27

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