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Kansas continues to replace the COVID-19 vaccine dashboard

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KWCH) – Update, Jan. 26, 2020 – Kansas’s COVID-19 dashboard has been updated with data showing the number of vaccines that have been distributed to each county.

Johnson County got the most vaccines from the state – 6,825 doses. Sedgwick County follows with 5,850 cans.

In a Tuesday update of the University of Kansas Health System, KDHE Secretary Dr. Lee Norman that the dashboard will also be updated with a map showing the vaccination sites in each county.

The percentage of Kansans vaccinated against COVID-19 is steadily increasing. According to the state’s dashboard, 4.5% of the Kansans were vaccinated and 61% of the doses distributed by the state were given.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment released a COVID-19 vaccine dashboard this week.

The dashboard contains data showing the amount of vaccines distributed by the state, the doses given, the people vaccinated, and the percentage of Kansans vaccinated. Another dataset shows the percentage of vaccine types administered (Pfizer and Moderna).

It is updated every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday like the state’s COVID-19 testing dashboard.

KDHE Secretary Dr. Lee Norman said the dashboard will continue to be updated and new features added as vaccine distribution resumes in a press event with the University of Kansa Health Systems early Tuesday.

A new feature added this week is a list by county where Kansans can be vaccinated.

“It gets more robust over time,” said Norman.

According to the dashboard, of the 202,225 doses distributed, 117,434 doses were administered – or 58%. These dates include both the first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Early Tuesday, Dr. Norman that the record is still lagging behind.

In total, 101,822 people, or 3.5% of the Kansans, received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

A majority of those vaccinated have received the Pfizer vaccine.

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