For the 16th straight week, Lawrence is a RED community. In the past 7 days we have lost we have lost 7 souls. One of the deaths occurred ONLY 5 DAYS AFTER the person had been found to be positive. THIS VIRUS IS STILL KILLING PEOPLE and we don’t stop it; it will continue to do so. Our daily incidence rate per capita is now the HIGHEST in the state, more people, per day, are coming back positive; there were 760 new cases within 48 hours. No one, outside your immediate family, is safe to be around.
It is time for us to make it a personal responsibility to stop the spread. We have the power to stop this virus.
ISOLATE IF YOU ARE POSITIVE.
Lawrence ranks 3rd in overall case count (9158), 1st in average daily incidence rate per capita (107.3), 3rd in two-week case count (1318), and 2nd in percent positive (14.70%).