First Fatality of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) identified in Stevens County, Kansas
Joe Denoyer - September 17, 2020 1:10 pm
On September 17, 2020, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) confirmed the first known death of COVID-19 in Stevens County. The patient tested positive on August 28, 2020 and was admitted to the hospital on September 1, 2020. The patient had no known exposure to any positive case.
This marks the first death caused by the novel coronavirus in Stevens County. Contact investigations are ongoing and any identified close contacts have been quarantined and monitored for symptoms by the Stevens County Health Department Staff.