State-owned casinos are taking precautions for coronavirus

By the Associated Press:

State-owned Kansas casinos are screening customers’ temperatures as they begin reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Boot Hill Casino, Kansas Crossing Casino and Kansas Star Casino have already opened. Hollywood Casino is reopening slots Monday. That casino will use no-touch forehead scanners to take players’ temperatures.

The number of coronavirus cases in the state rose by 419 cases to 8,958 on Friday, the last day the data was released. State health officials also reported 185 deaths.