Kansas coronavirus death toll rises to 4, with 202 cases

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas now has 202 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

Health officials said Friday that a Kansas City-area man in his 80s with underlying health concerns was the fourth death recorded in the state.

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On Friday, the state's reported number of infections rose by 34 to 202 from a day earlier.

Dr. Lee Norman, the state's health secretary, says data suggests the state's coronavirus cases could peak in mid- to late April, with at least 900 cases.

Norman says if the projections are true, he is confident the state will have the hospital capacity to treat all the cases.