For Immediate Release
June 19, 2020
CONTACT
Kate Flavin

316-660-9370

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

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

Wednesday

Today

Percent Change

United States

2,148,357

2,206,333

+ 2.7

Kansas

11,681

12,059

+ 3.2

Kansas Deaths

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254

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Sedgwick County

810

846

+ 4.4

Periphery Counties

Harvey: 15

Butler: 48

Cowley: 52

Sumner: 9

Reno: 58

 

Sedgwick County COVID-19 Case Count

Total COVID-19 Cases+

Total Recovered*

Total Deaths

846

523

25

*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 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, June 22 at the Valley Center Community Center, 314 E. Clay St.
    • The team will be in Clearwater again from 9 a.m. to noon, on Thursday, June 25 at Senior & Community Center, 921 E. Janet Ave. 
  • Residents will be called this week to participate in a random sample survey and be tested for COVID-19 at no cost. This survey will help the Health Department determine the spread of the disease in Sedgwick County.
    • Phone calls will come from a local phone number with a 660 prefix like all Sedgwick County departments.
  • Residents are able to be tested for COVID-19, regardless of symptoms, at no cost through the Health Department.
    • More than 22,000 residents have been tested for COVID-19 and 185 samples were collected by the Health Department today.
    • 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
  • 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 kate.flavin@sedgwick.gov.