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First confirmed case of COVID-19 in Jefferson County
03/25/2020

(KNZA)--The first case of COVID-19 in Jefferson County has been confirmed. 

The Jefferson County Health Department, in a news release, said they were notified Wednesday afternoon by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment that a resident in the  county has tested positive for the virus.

The release says the individual is in isolation and following the recommendations of health officials. The County Health Department has begun work on identifying contacts of the individual.

As of Wednesday evening, the Jefferson County case brought the total number of confirmed cases in local Kansas counties to 15.

The KDHE listed 11 cases in Leavenworth County, and one case each in the counties of Jefferson, Doniphan, Jackson, and Pottawatomie.

That brings to 127 the number of positive cases reported in Kansas.

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