A male resident in his 80s died, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health. Douglas County has at least 630 cases of the coronavirus.
Local & State Government
The University of Kansas will work alongside local government, health and education leaders to coordinate a reopening and response strategy for local schools, local health officials announced Monday.
The Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition at the University of Kansas filed four charges with the Kansas Department of Labor against KU for violating a memorandum of agreement that was negotiated in 2018.
Student Senate held a virtual forum for Kansas House of Representatives District 10 candidates last Friday to discuss important issues facing the United States and the University of Kansas student body.
Douglas County added 46 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus since Wednesday, local health officials said Friday. The county now has 588 confirmed cases and two reported deaths, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.
The Lawrence City Commission approved an ordinance that limits its cooperation with federal immigration enforcement officers. It also mandates the Lawrence Police Department make immediate public alert of activity by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
These are the first coronavirus-related deaths in Douglas County since the pandemic began. The county has 542 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Douglas County added 32 confirmed cases of the coronavirus over the weekend, bringing the county case total above 500, local health officials said Monday.
Douglas County added 12 confirmed cases of the coronavirus Friday, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health. There are now at least 494 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Douglas County.
Douglas County will remain in phase three of its reopening plan and bars will remain closed following an increase in confirmed cases of the coronavirus. Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health also confirmed an additional 34 cases of COVID-19 since Monday.
U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins (R-Kansas) was charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor, following an investigation into whether the Kansas Congressman illegally voted during the 2019 election.
The now-rescinded federal guidelines mandated international students enroll in at least one-credit hour of in-person classes at their respective universities to stay in the United States. Those guidelines were rescinded by the federal government Tuesday.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health confirmed there were 103 new cases of the coronavirus since Friday. Many recent cases stemmed from bar environments.
Student Senate hosted a debate with the three candidates for district attorney over the weekend. Each candidate discussed how they'd reform the criminal justice system to address racial disparities and help survivors of sexual assault.