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Great Bend USD 428 tracks active cases
Long-term care facilities have had the most clusters, deaths
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Great Bend USD 428 will update COVID case tracking every Monday. This week, the district reports 10 active positive cases and one resolved positive case. 

The breakdown for this is: four active and one resolved case at Great Bend High School; one active case at Great Bend Middle School, one at Eisenhower Elementary, three at Lincoln Elementary and one at Park Elementary.

 Kansas Department of Health and Environment information released Wednesday shows there are seven active clusters in K-12 schools, although none of the locations were publicly identified. The clusters represent 39 cases and 0 hospitalizations.

Over the course of the pandemic, schools have accounted for 159 clusters, 1,903 cases, 21 hospitalizations and one death.

Long-term care facilities have had more clusters than any other category. The 779 clusters represent 16,023 cases, 1,402 hospitalizations and 2,061 deaths (37.2% of the state’s total 5,535 deaths). There are 58 active clusters in this category, representing 520 cases.