Media Coverage: Kansas City area Chief Medical Officers give urgent community update as COVID cases climb

August 7, 2021

The Kansas City Chamber brought chief medical officers from more than 10 area hospitals and health systems together for an urgent community update Friday. 

Officials said the seven-day average of coronavirus cases in the metro is higher now than it was back in November, just before the winter peak. Those case numbers are putting pressure on local hospital systems, with most COVID patients being unvaccinated.

Watch KCTV's story below.


See KMBC's story below.

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