For Immediate Release
June 26, 2020
CONTACT
Kate Flavin

316-660-9370

Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 26, 2020

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon June 26, 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

2,348,956

2,444,483

+ 4.1

Kansas

12,970

13,528

+ 4.3

Kansas Deaths

 

264

 

Sedgwick County

958

1,026

+ 7.1

Periphery Counties

Harvey: 31

Butler: 54

Cowley: 66

Sumner: 11

Reno: 69

               

 Sedgwick County COVID-19 Case Count

Total COVID-19 Cases+

Total Recovered*

Total Deaths

1,026

633

28

*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 Colwich from 9 a.m. to noon, on Monday, June 29 at the Colwich Fire Station, 116 N. 3rd
  • From 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, July 1, the team will be at Pathway Church in Goddard, 18800 W. Kellogg Dr.
  • Residents are able to be tested for COVID-19, regardless of symptoms, at no cost through the Health Department.
    • More than 26,000 residents have been tested for COVID-19 and 189 residents were tested 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.
    • 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 kate.flavin@sedgwick.gov.