Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 1, 2020
COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases in U.S. as of 1 p.m., April 1, 2020, Johns Hopkins University & Medicine
Confirmed cases in Kansas and counties as of 1:15 p.m., April 1, 2020, Kansas Department of Health and Environment
- Number of confirmed cases in the U.S. increased 164,785 to 199,092
- Number of confirmed cases in Kansas increased from 428 to 482
- Number of confirmed deaths in Kansas: 10
- Number of confirmed cases in Sedgwick County increased from 59 to 64
- Number of confirmed cases in periphery counties:
- Butler County: 5
- Reno County: 8
- Harvey County: 2
- Sumner: 1
Sedgwick County COVID-19 Case Count
Total COVID-19 Cases
This table is generally updated daily around 1 p.m., after KDHE updates are shared.
Sedgwick County Health Department Update
- Learn the difference between quarantine and isolation with this video produced by Sedgwick County.
- Watch this video to learn the importance of being in quarantine.
- Late yesterday, a shipment of swabs came in from KDHE. As of Wednesday morning, the Sedgwick County Health Department had the ability to sample 145 residents who meet the criteria to be tested.
- Social distancing, good hand hygiene, staying home when ill are the best prevention methods.
- The Health Department sampled 125 people by close of business Tuesday.
- As of 8 a.m. today, the Health Department had 9 appointments for sampling for COVID-19 testing, by appointment only.
- 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
Governor Kelly’s Stay at Home Order
- Governor Laura Kelly issued Executive Order No. 20-16, which establishes a statewide “stay home” order.
- This order was created for residents to stay at home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus across the state.
- If a resident has questions about the Stay at Home order, check the State of Kansas frequently asked questions page, call 316-660-9000, or email email@example.com, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- If a resident believes there is a non-essential business operating or non-essential activity occurring, please make a report at Stay At Home Reporting form on sedgwickcounty.org. Sedgwick County will inspect the complaint and contact any business not in compliance or refer to law enforcement as appropriate.
- If you are a business and would like to offer support/ donations to keep our public safety and healthcare workers safe, let us know. We are seeking:
- Protective face masks: FDA / NIOSH approved N-95 or surgical masks
- Non-latex, medical gloves
- Hand sanitizer
- Surface cleaners
- Non-permeable/fluid resistant gowns
- Nasopharyngeal specimen collection – swab and viral transport medium
- Contact Sedgwick County Emergency Management and (316) 660-5959 to donate.