Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly today extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 3. It was set to expire on Sunday.
The governor said the extra two weeks will further continue to slow the spread of COVID-19. Predicted peak dates continue to change but the most current data projects Kansas’s peak date as April 29.
As of today, there are 1,494 positive cases of COVID-19 in Kansas with 76 deaths. There are 334 positive cases In Johnson County and 19 deaths.
Thank you for your continued support in physical distancing and following stay-at-home orders. It has made great strides in flattening the curve and keeping our community safe.
You should continue to follow the stay-at-home order by only leaving your home to shop for food or medication, seek medical care, work at an essential job, or spend time outdoors while maintaining a safe distance of 6 feet or more.