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For Immediate Release
November 25, 2020
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – November 25, 2020

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon November 25, 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



+ 2.83




+ 4.04

Kansas Deaths




Sedgwick County*



+ 3.07

SC Deaths





Periphery Counties

Harvey: 1,730

Butler: 3,169

Cowley: 1,492

Sumner: 740

Kingman: 350

Reno: 4,677

 *Sedgwick County’s data reflects people who test positive with nasopharyngeal (NP) swab molecular testing (confirmed COVID-19 cases). The KDHE dashboard differs because it also includes people who are IgM antibody test or antigen test positive if they are linked to a confirmed case or if they have COVID-19 symptoms.


Sedgwick County Health Department Update

  • Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the COVID-19 dashboard will not be updated on Thursday, November 26. Updates will resume on Friday, November 27.
  • The drive-through sampling site will be closed for Thanksgiving, November 26 and 27 but sampling will be available Saturday, November 28 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.
    • Sedgwick County residents may call (316) 660-1022 on Thursday, November 26 to leave a voicemail.
    • On Friday, November 27, staff will work in the call center from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. returning messages.
    • Residents can expect a return call the same day or within two business days. Please do not leave multiple voicemail messages as it slows down the system and delays response times.
  • The SCHD offers no-cost testing for residents, regardless of symptoms.
    • Same day afternoon appointments are available if residents dial (316) 660-1022 and are reached by Health Department staff before noon.
    • Residents may receive their results in four to six days.
  • The SCHD Mobile Outreach Team will provide no-cost COVID-19 testing for residents with or without symptoms on the dates listed below.  
    • Monday, November 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Tabernacle Bible Church, 1817 N. Volutsia St., Wichita
    • Tuesday, December 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at YMCA Farha Sport Center, 3405 S. Meridian Ave, Wichita
    • Thursday, December 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at University United Methodist Church, 2220 N. Yale, Wichita
    • Friday, December 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Pathways Church, 18800 W. Kellogg Drive, Goddard

Newly Identified COVID-19 Clusters
A cluster is considered two or more positive cases linked to the same location at the same timeframe. In order to promote transparency during this pandemic, a list of clusters in adult care homes, and clusters where not all close contacts are identified.



Number of Cases

Number of Deaths

Park West Manor Nursing Home and Assisted Living

505 N. Maize Road


12 (three associates, nine residents)


Sedgwick County Updates

Prevention Measures 

  • Remember the three W’s to prevent the spread of COVID-19:
    • Wash your hands with soap and water often
    • Wear a mask or face covering
    • Watch your distance – keep six feet of space between you and others who are not in your household

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.



Please direct all questions from media to Strategic Communications at (316) 660-9370 or