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For Immediate Release
June 1, 2020
CONTACT
Kate Flavin

316-660-9370

Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 1, 2020

COVID-19 Overall Case Count

Confirmed cases as of noon June 1, 2020

U.S. cases – Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Kansas and counties cases – Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Sedgwick County cases – Sedgwick County Health Department

 

Location

Yesterday

Today

Percent Change

United States

1,775,125

1,795,555

+ 1.2

Kansas

9,719

10,011

+ 3.0

Kansas Deaths

 

217

 

Sedgwick County+

585

601

+ 2.7

Periphery Counties

Harvey: 13

Butler: 37

Cowley: 10

Sumner: 8

Reno: 51

               

  Sedgwick County COVID-19 Case Count

Total COVID-19 Cases+

Total Recovered*

Total Deaths

601

432

21

+There are confirmed cases that may not be reflected in KDHE numbers.

*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

  • More than 15,000 residents have been tested for COVID-19. The Health Department took samples from 65 residents today at their drive through site. Residents can be tested at no cost, regardless of insurance, if they have at least two symptoms of COVID-19.
    • 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

  • The Sedgwick County Health Department is hiring several positions through December to help in the fight against COVID-19. If you are interested in applying, please visit sedgwickcounty.org/ and search keyword COVID.

 

 Prevention Measures

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water
  • Cover all coughs and sneezes
  • Maintain social distancing – keep six feet of space between you and others
  • Wear a face mask if social distancing is not an option
  • 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 kate.flavin@sedgwick.gov.