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For Immediate Release
June 3, 2020
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – June 3, 2020

Watch today’s briefing here:

COVID-19 Overall Case Count

Confirmed cases as of noon June 3, 2020

U.S. cases – Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Kansas and counties cases – Kansas Department of Health & Environment

Sedgwick County cases – Sedgwick County Health Department





Percent Change

United States



+ 1.2




+ 1.6

Kansas Deaths




Sedgwick County+



+ 2.0

Periphery Counties

Harvey: 13

Butler: 39

Cowley: 15

Sumner: 8

Reno: 51



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

  • Beginning tomorrow, residents will be able to be tested for COVID-19, regardless of symptoms, at no cost through the Health Department.
  • Next week, residents will be called to participate in a random sample survey and be tested for COVID-19. This survey will help the Health Department determine the spread of the disease in Sedgwick County.
  • More than 15,600 residents have been tested for COVID-19. The Health Department took samples from 45 residents today at their drive through site.
    • 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

  • Commissioners approved a Notice of Funding Opportunity tool that will allow various community agencies to provide information on what needs they have related to COVID-19.
    • An online form will be available online, Friday, June 5. The information will be used to put together a strategic plan to allocate the CARES funding that the County received.
  • The CARES Act expense review team, called the Financial Stimulus Review Team, met last Friday to discuss timeline, scope, and training.
    • The group will be responsible for recommending CARES Act reimbursements to the BOCC once a strategic plan is in place.
  • 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