Kansas COVID-19 total rises to 126 Wednesday

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) --- Kansas now has 126 positive cases of COVID-19, the Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment announced Wednesday.

The total is 28 higher than the day prior's of 98.

By the end of the month, Dr. Lee Norman of KDHE predicts the number of positive cases in the state will near 400.

Dr. Norman encourages the public to adhere to the stay-at-home orders being implemented across Kansas. If you must go out for essentials, he urges you to practice social distancing and good hygiene.

The COVID-19 death toll is now at three. Two deaths were in Wyandotte Co., while one was in Johnson Co.