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Coronavirus in Kansas: Cases top 41,000, six new deaths, college clusters double

Coronavirus in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The number of Kansans who have tested positive for the coronavirus, since the pandemic began, is 41,048, an increase of 1,111 in the past two days.

The number of Kansas deaths linked to COVID-19 is 443, an increase of 6 since Wednesday.

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

The KDHE says 2,278 Kansans have been hospitalized with COVID-10 since February. That number is up 52 in the past two days.

The number of coronavirus clusters at colleges and universities more than doubled since Wednesday. The KDHE is reporting 16 outbreaks at colleges, when there were 7 on Wednesday.

The number of positive cases from those college clusters went from 126 on Wednesday to 189 Friday. One person has been hospitalized.

Clusters related to sports went from 9 to 12. Long-term care clusters went from 132 to 137.

The state says 362,099 Kansans have tested negative for the coronavirus. That is 6,939 more than Wednesday.

CountyConfirmed
Allen County81
Anderson County123
Atchison County428
Barber County35
Barton County626
Bourbon County246
Brown County190
Butler County1,294
Chase County91
Chautauqua County24
Cherokee County602
Cheyenne County92
Clark County61
Clay County64
Cloud County99
Coffey County143
Comanche County18
Cowley County482
Crawford County1,326
Decatur County51
Dickinson County267
Doniphan County173
Douglas County2,554
Edwards County60
Elk County13
Ellis County1,273
Ellsworth County142
Finney County2,342
Ford County3,240
Franklin County482
Geary County512
Gove County80
Graham County46
Grant County339
Gray County163
Greeley County25
Greenwood County65
Hamilton County56
Harper County129
Harvey County481
Haskell County155
Hodgeman County31
Jackson County286
Jefferson County248
Jewell County21
Johnson County13,410
Kearny County131
Kingman County119
Kiowa County46
Labette County330
Lane County18
Leavenworth County2,487
Lincoln County17
Linn County103
Logan County61
Lyon County1,121
Marion County131
Marshall County62
McPherson County311
Meade County155
Miami County495
Mitchell County56
Montgomery County609
Morris County52
Morton County34
Nemaha County242
Neosho County206
Ness County120
Norton County198
Osage County145
Osborne County22
Ottawa County104
Pawnee County411
Phillips County152
Pottawatomie County347
Pratt County98
Rawlins County89
Reno County1,636
Republic County68
Rice County112
Riley County1591
Rooks County131
Rush County94
Russell County139
Saline County909
Scott County149
Sedgwick County10,577
Seward County1,783
Shawnee County3,235
Sheridan County111
Sherman County128
Smith County19
Stafford County69
Stanton County80
Stevens County182
Sumner County242
Thomas County213
Trego County51
Wabaunsee County78
Wallace County26
Washington County28
Wichita County20
Wilson County100
Woodson County26
Wyandotte County7,917

County list updated: Oct 15, 2020
Sources:
Kansas Dept of Health and Environment

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

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