WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) say COVID-19 is to blame for seven more Kansas deaths since Friday, bringing the state’s death toll to 6,916. In the past week, the KDHE has reported 41 deaths due to coronavirus, down from 132 deaths reported in the previous week.

Hospitalizations are also down slightly with 57 hospitalizations since Friday. Over the past week, the KDHE reported 287 hospitalizations due to COVID, down from 316 the week before.

The omicron variant is beginning to make itself known in Kansas with nine total cases reported Monday, with five of those cases reported in Sedgwick County. Wyandotte County reported two cases of the variant with Douglas and Franklin counties both having 1 case.

The KDHE says 2,659 Kansans tested positive for the coronavirus since Friday, while 2,413 have tested negative.

As of Monday, almost 3,770,065 vaccine doses have been administered in Kansas, including the booster:

  • 1,702,887 Kansans have had their first dose
  • 1,477,870 have completed the COVID-19 vaccine series

Of the vaccines administered,

  • 59.23% were Pfizer
  • 37.54% were Moderna
  • 3.23% were the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine

Of Kansans eligible to be vaccinated, 62.42% have received at least one dose, while 54.17% have completed a vaccine series.

CountyTotal Cases
Allen4,919
Anderson2,488
Atchison4,893
Barber1,190
Barton7,465
Bourbon5,386
Brown3,093
Butler21,808
Chase774
Chautauqua975
Cherokee7,174
Cheyenne722
Clark556
Clay2,358
Cloud2,568
Coffey2,773
Comanche536
Cowley12,145
Crawford14,647
Decatur758
Dickinson5,704
Doniphan2,780
Douglas32,850
Edwards656
Elk665
Ellis8,211
Ellsworth2,364
Finney12,764
Ford11,847
Franklin7,930
Geary11,077
Gove908
Graham736
Grant2,708
Gray1,353
Greeley388
Greenwood2,118
Hamilton539
Harper1,867
Harvey11,414
Haskell1,093
Hodgeman485
Jackson4,513
Jefferson5,550
Jewell910
Johnson172,356
Kearny1,364
Kingman2,244
Kiowa740
Labette7,687
Lane364
Leavenworth23,383
Lincoln715
Linn3,343
Logan978
Lyon11,601
Marion3,880
Marshall2,876
McPherson9,190
Meade1,332
Miami9,271
Mitchell1,700
Montgomery10,701
Morris1,724
Morton694
Nemaha3,712
Neosho5,932
Ness879
Norton2,406
Osage4,658
Osborne984
Ottawa1,410
Pawnee2,519
Phillips1,621
Pottawatomie6,874
Pratt2,190
Rawlins751
Reno21,962
Republic1,511
Rice3,008
Riley15,900
Rooks1,569
Rush906
Russell2,117
Saline16,465
Scott1,497
Sedgwick166,199
Seward7,893
Shawnee58,434
Sheridan881
Sherman1,767
Smith802
Stafford1,346
Stanton504
Stevens1,796
Sumner6,484
Thomas2,895
Trego881
Wabaunsee1,884
Wallace478
Washington1,574
Wichita578
Wilson3,355
Woodson960
Wyandotte53,295

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 Dec. 7, 2022
CDC Community transmission rates updated Dec. 8, 2022
Number of cases listed is total since pandemic began
Sources:
Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Centers for Disease Control