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KDHE reports 91 new COVID hospitalizations, 56 clusters in Kansas schools

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says there have been 2,121 new coronavirus cases in Kansas since Monday. Five are the COVID-19 delta variant. It says 4,853 Kansans tested negative during that same period.

The KDHE says nine more Kansas deaths have been linked to COVID, bringing the state’s death toll to 6,151. Since Monday, 91 more Kansans have been hospitalized with the virus. The KDHE does not track recoveries.

While the KDHE releases coronavirus and vaccine numbers every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, it only updates coronavirus cluster data on Wednesday.

It says there are 198 active clusters in Kansas this week, down 19 from last week. The number of active clusters in Kansas K-12 schools is also down, from 68 last week to 56 this week.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment only names places that have five or more current cases.

COVID-19 exposure locations

TypeFacilityCityCases within
last 14 days
Group livingUnion Rescue MissionWichita25
Long-term care
facility
Advena Living on WoodlawnWichita9
Azria healthWichita13
Bethany VillageLindsborg7
Brookdale FairdaleSalina13
Country Place Senior LivingHoisington7
Homestead of OlatheOlathe8
Kansas Christian HomeNewton10
Legacy on College HillWichita5
Sharon laneShawnee9
The Legacy on 10th AvenueTopeka10
The Oxford Grand at New MarketWichita8
The Shepherd’s CenterCimarron9
Private businessGreat Plains IndustriesWichita10
Starkey Inc.Wichita12
SchoolAbilene Elementary SchoolAbilene5
Anthony Elementary SchoolAnthony5
Axtell Public School USD 113Axtell5
Bonner Springs ElementaryBonner Springs6
Circle Towanda Intermediate SchoolTowanda20
Cure of Ars Catholic SchoolLeawood7
Great Bend High SchoolGreat Bend5
Hillsboro Elementary SchoolHillsboro12
Lincoln Elementary SchoolGreat Bend6
Lincoln Jr./Sr. High SchoolLincoln5
Scott City ElementaryScott City9
Seaman Middle SchoolTopeka5
Seltzer Elementary SchoolWichita6
Yates Center Middle SchoolYates Center12
(Source: KDHE The KDHE will publish the names of locations with five or more COVID-19 cases with symptom onset dates in the last 14 days. Once a place no longer has five or more cases with symptom onset dates within the last 14 days, it will be removed from the list)

The KDHE also updated how many Kansans have been given doses of a COVID-19 vaccine since Monday.

  • 3,860 more Kansans got their first dose
  • 3,076 more got a second dose
  • And 6,534 more got a third dose

Of Kansans eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19, 62.2% have received at least one dose, while 55.61% are finished with the vaccine series.

CountyConfirmedDelta Variant
Allen1,85156
Anderson1,0898
Atchison2,33672
Barber4898
Barton3,77174
Bourbon2,40726
Brown1,51524
Butler10,68090
Chase3422
Chautauqua4906
Cherokee3,58631
Cheyenne4243
Clark3184
Clay1,2044
Cloud1,28042
Coffey1,15410
Comanche247
Cowley5,52168
Crawford6,656133
Decatur3327
Dickinson2,80883
Doniphan1,35160
Douglas11,928110
Edwards3362
Elk275
Ellis4,46716
Ellsworth1,36234
Finney7,047113
Ford7,020144
Franklin3,72458
Geary4,681147
Gove4618
Graham3185
Grant1,20226
Gray82525
Greeley150
Greenwood9588
Hamilton269
Harper89526
Harvey4,86330
Haskell53014
Hodgeman228
Jackson1,93649
Jefferson2,54455
Jewell39122
Johnson76,717913
Kearny72216
Kingman1,10619
Kiowa3458
Labette3,467122
Lane1649
Leavenworth10,181218
Lincoln3391
Linn1,56969
Logan4018
Lyon5,365104
Marion1,5498
Marshall1,42520
McPherson4,32730
Meade66126
Miami4,26234
Mitchell75225
Montgomery5,307112
Morris75510
Morton3371
Nemaha1,87439
Neosho2,50162
Ness48429
Norton1,38211
Osage1,94440
Osborne39924
Ottawa70014
Pawnee1,4303
Phillips83626
Pottawatomie2,74692
Pratt1,18318
Rawlins4059
Reno11,02554
Republic8689
Rice1,42326
Riley7,687210
Rooks77210
Rush4983
Russell1,07453
Saline8,189253
Scott7379
Sedgwick79,517785
Seward4,55912
Shawnee25,162210
Sheridan4872
Sherman7719
Smith38128
Stafford55920
Stanton2715
Stevens72911
Sumner3,15636
Thomas1,34014
Trego4782
Wabaunsee89216
Wallace2293
Washington77118
Wichita2701
Wilson1,47326
Woodson3905
Wyandotte27,678269
Beaver, OK550
Harper, OK484 
Kay, OK7,044 
Texas, OK3,998 

Kansas and Oklahoma county coronavirus cases updated Oct. 15, 2021
Kansas delta variant cases updated Oct. 15, 2021
Sources:
Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Oklahoma State Department of Health

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