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For Immediate Release
April 1, 2020
Kate Flavin


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

Total Recovered

Total Deaths




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.


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, 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 Sedgwick County will inspect the complaint and contact any business not in compliance or refer to law enforcement as appropriate.


Donation Requests

  • 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.