Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – April 6, 2020
Please view the recorded report here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ci7vj1AQYf4
COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases in U.S. as of noon April 6, 2020, Johns Hopkins University & Medicine
Confirmed cases in Kansas and counties as of noon, April 6, 2020, Kansas Department of Health and Environment
- Number of confirmed cases in the U.S. increased from 321,762 to 338,995
- Number of confirmed cases in Kansas increased from 747 to 845
- Number of confirmed deaths in Kansas: 25
- Number of confirmed cases in Sedgwick County increased from 108 to 124
- Number of confirmed cases in periphery counties:
- Harvey County: 3
- Butler County: 8
- Cowley County: 1
- Sumner: 2
- Reno County: 10
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.
- As of noon today, April 6, KDHE reports that more than 900 residents have been tested for COVID-19 in Sedgwick County.
- As of 8 a.m. today, April 6, there were 16 people scheduled to be sampled for testing.
- 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
- County officials met with leaders from area hospitals today.
- They agreed our community needs to continue following the stay-at-home order diligently for the next two weeks.
- Sedgwick County is not out of the woods yet. Patient numbers are expected to increase over the next two weeks.
- 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.