GENERIC: Kansas coronavirus, COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- According to the KDHE's Friday update, 50 people have died from COVID-19 in Kansas. 

That means there have been eight new deaths since Thursday.

There are now 1,166 cases in the state. That's up from 1,112 on Thursday

At least 274 people have had to be hospitalized. 

There are 296 cases in Wyandotte County and 262 cases in Johnson County. Those two counties have nearly half the cases for the entire state.

A total of 10,248 people have tested negative for the virus. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, StormTrack5 weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from KCTV5 News. 

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