Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 5, 2020
COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases in U.S. as of noon April 5, 2020, Johns Hopkins University & Medicine
Confirmed cases in Kansas and counties as of noon, April 5, 2020, Kansas Department of Health and Environment
- Number of confirmed cases in the U.S. increased from 290,606 to 321,762
- Number of confirmed cases in Kansas increased from 698 to 747
- Number of confirmed deaths in Kansas: 22
- Number of confirmed cases in Sedgwick County increased from 101 to 108
- Number of confirmed cases in periphery counties:
- Harvey County: 2
- Butler County: 8
- Cowley County: 1
- Sumner: 2
- Reno County: 9
Sedgwick County COVID-19 Case Count
This table is generally updated daily after noon, after KDHE updates are shared.
Total COVID-19 Cases
*A person is considered recovered from COVID-19 72 hours after symptoms stop or seven days after symptoms start, whichever is longer.
Sedgwick County Health Department Update
- Social distancing, good hand hygiene, staying home when ill are the best prevention methods.
- The Health Department is reviewing CDC guidance about face coverings.
- As of noon today, April 5, KDHE reports that almost 800 residents have been tested for COVID-19 in Sedgwick County.
- In the last two weeks, the Health Department has screened 764 people on the phone and taken samples from 166 residents who meet testing criteria in last two weeks.
- If residents have general questions about COVID-19 or if they think they need to be tested for it, they should call United Way of the Plains at 2-1-1.
- For up-to-date information, visit sedgwickcounty.org.
Sedgwick County Updates
- Good mental health is as critical as sound physical health.
- COMCARE of Sedgwick County is offering a Support Line for individuals who may be experiencing an elevation in mental health symptoms.
- Individuals may call (316) 660-1111 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.
- They’ll receive resources, coping skill ideas, and encouragement to keep doing what they need to do to stay healthy, emotionally and physically.
- Residents who are experiencing a mental health crisis should call (316) 660-7500.
- If you are a business and would like to offer support/ donations to keep our public safety and healthcare workers safe, there is a list of ongoing needs at our website, sedgwickcounty.org.
- Contact Sedgwick County Emergency Management and (316) 660-5959 to donate.
All questions from media should be directed to Public Information Officer Kate Flavin at (316) 660-9370 or email@example.com.