For Immediate Release
June 29, 2020
CONTACT
Kate Flavin

316-660-9370

Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 29, 2020

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon June 29, 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

Friday

Today

Percent Change

United States

2,444,483

2,562,921

+ 4.8

Kansas

13,528

14,443

+ 6.8

Kansas Deaths

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270

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Sedgwick County

1,026

1,161

+ 13.2

Periphery Counties

Harvey: 39

Butler: 58

Cowley: 70

Sumner: 11

Reno: 74

 

Sedgwick County COVID-19 Case Count

Total COVID-19 Cases+

Total Recovered*

Total Deaths

1,161

649

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

  • From 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, the mobile testing team will be at Pathway Church in Goddard, 18800 W. Kellogg Dr.
  • Currently, the Sedgwick County Health Department is only testing symptomatic residents and certain high-priority professions at no cost.
    • More than 28,000 residents have been tested for COVID-19 and 273 residents were scheduled for testing 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.