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For Immediate Release
July 13, 2020
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – July 13, 2020

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon July 13, 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



+ 6




+ 7.75

Kansas Deaths




Sedgwick County



+ 16.91

Periphery Counties

Harvey: 90

Butler: 105

Cowley: 87

Sumner: 48

Reno: 141


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’s data reflects results from nasopharyngeal (NP) confirmed COVID-19 cases; the KDHE dashboard shows results from NP tests, antibody tests, and persons under investigation.


Sedgwick County Health Department Update

  • The Sedgwick County Health Department is only testing symptomatic residents and certain high-priority professions at no cost.
    • More than 38,000 residents have been tested for COVID-19 in Sedgwick County and 240 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

  • Garold Minns, Sedgwick County Local Health Officer signed an order last week requiring any person in Sedgwick County to cover his or her mouth and nose with a mask or other face covering while:
    • Inside any indoor or outdoor public space where social distancing of six feet at all times is not possible, and
    • In line and waiting to enter an indoor public space.
    • This order will be in place until at least midnight Sunday night, August 9.
    • View the full order details here.


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