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For Immediate Release
June 2, 2020
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 2, 2020  

COVID-19 Overall Case Count

Confirmed cases as of noon June 2, 2020

U.S. cases – Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Sedgwick County cases – Sedgwick County Health Department





Percent Change

United States



+ 1.2

Sedgwick County+



+ 0.5


 Sedgwick County COVID-19 Case Count

Total COVID-19 Cases+

Total Recovered*

Total Deaths




+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 42 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.
  • Out of the 10 COVID-19 clusters in Sedgwick County, five have now closed: three businesses and two churches. These clusters had a combined total of 46 cases.
    • Clusters are considered active until all cases have been recovered for two consecutive 14-day periods (two incubation periods). Then it is closed.
    • There are five active clusters including: one church, the three long-term care facilities, and the work release facility.


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 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