WYANDOTTE COUNTY, Kan. — Wyandotte County health officials are reporting their seventh death related to COVID-19.
As of Monday morning, Wyandotte County has 172 confirmed cases with 50 patients hospitalized.
The health department has not released any details about the patient or what part of the county they lived in.
The Unified Government of Wyandotte County launched a website that allows people who think they are sick with the coronavirus to self-report their symptoms.
The UG also launched an interactive dashboard that allows the public to track the progress of COVID-19 in Wyandotte County.
For most people, the virus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death.