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Coronavirus in Kansas: 10 more deaths, 496 more cases, clusters named

Coronavirus in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The number of Kansans who have tested positive for the coronavirus increased by 496 since Monday. The total number of positive cases in Kansas, since the pandemic began, is 47,410.

The number of Kansans who have died with COVID-19 is 495, up 10 in the past two days.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) releases the updates each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. It does not include how many people have recovered.

Starting today, the KDHE has started releasing the names and locations of coronavirus outbreaks of 5 or more positive cases. You will have to click on “Cluster Summary” to get to the list.

The list includes 8 colleges, 7 fraternities and sororities at KSU, 6 healthcare facilities, 26 long-term care homes, and 9 private businesses. The KDHE will only release business names if there are 20 or more positive cases.

The KDHE also says 6 outbreaks are linked to sports, including 11 cases with KSU football and 14 with KU football.

The list of outbreaks includes USD 443 Dodge City with 27 cases.

The KDHE also tracks hospitalizations. It says 29 people with the coronavirus have been admitted to hospitals since Monday. That brings the total number of Kansas COVID-19 hospitalizations, since the pandemic began, to 2,470.

The state also says 394,004 Kansans have tested negative for the coronavirus, up 4,232 since Monday.

CountyConfirmed
Allen42
Anderson60
Atchison254
Barber5
Barton361
Bourbon145
Brown91
Butler861
Chase78
Chautauqua16
Cherokee433
Cheyenne24
Clark50
Clay43
Cloud64
Coffey109
Comanche10
Cowley327
Crawford948
Decatur9
Dickinson104
Doniphan91
Douglas1,889
Edwards44
Elk4
Ellis796
Ellsworth26
Finney1,893
Ford2,627
Franklin301
Geary388
Gove24
Graham30
Grant180
Gray105
Greeley6
Greenwood44
Hamilton44
Harper119
Harvey335
Haskell83
Hodgeman18
Jackson231
Jefferson171
Jewell15
Johnson10,178
Kearny81
Kingman69
Kiowa19
Labette226
Lane12
Leavenworth1,924
Lincoln12
Linn70
Logan8
Lyon960
Marion86
Marshall19
McPherson241
Meade103
Miami327
Mitchell43
Montgomery335
Morris29
Morton13
Nemaha81
Neosho131
Ness62
Norton28
Osage92
Osborne6
Ottawa48
Pawnee312
Phillips86
Pottawatomie209
Pratt64
Rawlins10
Reno981
Republic42
Rice66
Riley1,262
Rooks50
Rush43
Russell62
Saline593
Scott91
Sedgwick8,270
Seward1,428
Shawnee2,563
Sheridan12
Sherman24
Smith5
Stafford51
Stanton49
Stevens97
Sumner171
Thomas97
Trego30
Wabaunsee66
Wallace16
Washington15
Wichita5
Wilson58
Woodson17
Wyandotte6,739
Dundy County, NE10
Furnas County, NE33
Hitchcock County, NE4
Red Willow County, NE24
Beaver County, OK47
Harper County, OK26
Kay County, OK482
Texas County, OK1,402

County list updated: Sept 18, 2020
Sources:
Kansas Dept of Health and Environment

Nebraska Dept of Health & Human Services
Oklahoma State Dept of Health

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