Kansas seeing dozens of COVID-19 deaths every day

State health officials say 100 more Kansas deaths are linked to COVID-19 during the past two days, bringing the state’s death toll to 3,355 people during the 10-month pandemic.

Since Monday, 4,539 more Kansans have tested positive for the coronavirus. It brings the Kansas total since the pandemic began to more than a quarter-million cases.

Also in the past two days, another 189 Kansans have been hospitalized with COVID-19.

Health officials identified five active clusters in Sedgwick County -- all are at long-term care facilities.

Governor Laura Kelly will hold a news conference Wednesday afternoon, discussing COVID-19 concerns in the state; she's also expected to give an update on the coronavirus vaccine.