New COVID-19 hospitalizations in Kansas City metro drop by 15 percent since last week

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) — New coronavirus hospitalizations this week decreased across the Kansas City metro by about 15 percent.

Cases are down in Kansas and Missouri statewide.

Here’s a look at the counties in the greater Kansas City metro area:

Kansas counties in the metro: 19.90 percent decrease in hospitalizations.Missouri counties in the metro: 10.99 percent decrease in hospitalizations.Johnson County: 26.7 percent decrease in hospitalizations.Miami County: 20 percent increaseWyandotte County: 13.9 percent decrease in hospitalizations.Clay County: 10.6 percent decrease in hospitalizationsJackson County (not including KCMO): 8.6 percent decrease in hospitalizations.Kansas City: 5.5 percent decrease in hospitalizations.