WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Department of Health said coronavirus cases jumped by 7,083 since Monday.

There have been 37 new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 7,001. There have been 118 new hospitalizations since Monday.

Gov. Laura Kelly issued a statement and directed flags to be lowered to half-staff throughout the state effective immediately to sundown Friday, Dec  31. 

“It is with great sadness that I am ordering flags to half-staff for the seventh time since the pandemic began,” Kelly said. “We have the tools to stop this virus and prevent further unnecessary deaths of our loved ones. Whether you are considering your first shot, or your third, I urge all Kansans to get vaccinated as soon as possible.”

The KDHE also updated its COVID-19 vaccination numbers on Wednesday.

  • 5,901 more Kansans got their first dose of a vaccine
  • 4,632 got a second dose
  • 11,120 got a third dose

Of Kansans eligible to get vaccinated, the KDHE reports 63.13% have received at least one dose, while 54.65% have finished a vaccine series. To find a vaccine, click here.

CountyTotal Cases
Allen4,162
Anderson2,212
Atchison4,478
Barber1,054
Barton6,625
Bourbon4,555
Brown2,800
Butler19,642
Chase684
Chautauqua864
Cherokee6,363
Cheyenne662
Clark510
Clay2,042
Cloud2,260
Coffey2,479
Comanche448
Cowley10,428
Crawford12,464
Decatur636
Dickinson4,943
Doniphan2,504
Douglas28,665
Edwards563
Elk582
Ellis7,322
Ellsworth2,033
Finney11,520
Ford10,823
Franklin7,202
Geary9,546
Gove819
Graham589
Grant2,245
Gray1,241
Greeley335
Greenwood1,841
Hamilton465
Harper1,688
Harvey9,935
Haskell973
Hodgeman420
Jackson4,008
Jefferson4,971
Jewell803
Johnson156,392
Kearny1,258
Kingman2,025
Kiowa690
Labette6,826
Lane302
Leavenworth20,436
Lincoln633
Linn2,909
Logan872
Lyon10,443
Marion3,423
Marshall2,594
McPherson8,058
Meade1,240
Miami8,230
Mitchell1,460
Montgomery9,632
Morris1,546
Morton633
Nemaha3,320
Neosho5,327
Ness794
Norton2,161
Osage4,075
Osborne812
Ottawa1,227
Pawnee2,226
Phillips1,371
Pottawatomie5,989
Pratt1,985
Rawlins696
Reno19,123
Republic1,365
Rice2,676
Riley14,107
Rooks1,404
Rush818
Russell1,902
Saline14,507
Scott1,319
Sedgwick149,227
Seward7,025
Shawnee50,717
Sheridan802
Sherman1,537
Smith648
Stafford1,174
Stanton435
Stevens1,550
Sumner5,839
Thomas2,515
Trego793
Wabaunsee1,686
Wallace441
Washington1,433
Wichita520
Wilson2,887
Woodson826
Wyandotte48,669

CDC Mask Guidelines based on community-level transmission:
Low (green): No mask needed indoors (get tested if you have symptoms)
Medium (yellow): Mask recommended for high-risk patients (discuss with your healthcare provider)
High (orange): Should wear mask indoors in public

Kansas coronavirus cases updated June 29, 2022
CDC Community transmission rates updated June 30, 2022
Number of cases listed is total since pandemic began
Sources:
Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Centers for Disease Control