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For Immediate Release
July 10, 2020
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Overall Case Count

Confirmed cases as of noon July 10, 2020

U.S. cases – Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Kansas and counties cases – Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Sedgwick County cases – Sedgwick County Health Department




Percent Change

United States



+ 4.24




+ 5.64

Kansas Deaths




Sedgwick County



+ 8.28

Periphery Counties

Harvey: 66

Butler: 92

Cowley: 79

Sumner: 26

Reno: 121


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Case Count

Total COVID-19 Cases+

Total Recovered*

Total Deaths




*A person is considered recovered from COVID-19 72 hours after symptoms stop or 10 days after symptoms start, whichever is longer.

Sedgwick County Health Department Update

  • The mobile testing team will be in Valley Center from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., on Monday, July 13, 2020 at the Valley Center Community Center, 314 E. Clay St.  
    • A return trip to Mulvane will be announced soon.
  • The Sedgwick County Health Department is only testing symptomatic residents and certain high-priority professions at no cost.
    • More than 35,000 residents have been tested for COVID-19 in Sedgwick County and 202 residents are scheduled to be tested at the SCHD drive-through site.  
    • Please call United Way of the Plains at 2-1-1 if you think you should be tested for the disease or if you have general questions about it.

Sedgwick County Updates

  • During the Board of County Commissioners meeting, there was a discussion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
    • The County expects to receive an additional $9.3 million from the State.
    • CARES funding has tentatively been set aside for the following:
      • $35 million to support County operations
      • $25 million for widespread funding
      • $10.1 million for PPE expenses in cities
      • $7 million for social services providers
      • $6 million for vulnerable populations
    • An additional 115 new positions were authorized for the County’s COVID-19 response
    • An additional $100,000 was allocated for a public awareness campaign
  • Commissioners approved a $101,789 grant award from Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) for the Health Department’s response to COVID-19.
    • This will fund two temporary, full-time positions.
    • If you are interested in applying, please visit and search keyword COVID.
    • There is a need for medical professionals to fill several roles.

Prevention Measures

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water
  • Maintain social distancing – keep six feet of space between you and others
  • Wear a face mask if social distancing is not an option
  • Cover all coughs and sneezes
  • Stay home if you are ill

Mental Health Support

  • 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.

All questions from media should be directed to Public Information Officer Kate Flavin at (316) 660-9370 or