KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City metro area has recorded the highest number of daily COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began, according to the Mid-America Regional Council’s COVID-19 dashboard.
The dashboard data shows 36 new deaths reported Wednesday in the region, 30 of which came from the Missouri side.
- Cass County, Missouri (excluding Kansas City) – 9
- Jackson County, Missouri (excluding Kansas City) – 11
- Kansas City, Missouri – 10
- Wyandotte County, Kansas – 6
According to the dashboard, the Kansas City region reached 32 new daily deaths twice, on Dec. 4 and Jan. 7.
MARC compiles data from local and state health departments. The dashboard says, “Deaths data enforces a ten-day lag on trend data to account for normal delays in reporting and validation.”
As far as vaccinations, the dashboard shows 48.65% of the region have completed their vaccination process; 55.75% in Kansas, 43.35% in Missouri.