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The Emporia Gazette

After reporting just five new cases over the weekend, Lyon County Public Health logged 27 new positives of COVID-19 Wednesday.

Nineteen recoveries were also recorded.

The report brings the active case count to 74. Overall, 5,438 positives have been reported since March 2020, including 5,274 recoveries and 90 deaths. One death was pending review at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Two Lyon County residents are currently hospitalized.

Out of 74 active cases, public health officials said 12 are considered to be breakthrough cases. Two patients received the Janssen vaccine, while six received Moderna and four received Pfizer.

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