Nov. 13, 2020
Kansas City, MO Covid-19 cases are up 56.74% from the previous two weeks. That is the highest rate of change that the City has seen since the beginning of the pandemic. The total deaths in KCMO in mid-September was 104 (six months after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic), the current total as of November 13 is 246 – an increase of 136.5% over the last two months.
Mayor Quinton Lucas has signaled that more Covid-19 public restrictions may be put in place – tweeting a link to his comments made to The Kansas City Star: “On Monday, I will share additional public health guidance that is informed and backed by science. While Kansas City will create necessary parameters, fighting this virus will require participation from you. I ask you to act in the best interest of not just yourself, but your entire community.” Lucas also pointed to the data show that the majority of new cases are coming from the 20-30 age group.
For more information please visit KCMO Covid-Response page here.