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For Immediate Release
November 27, 2020
CONTACT
Kate Flavin

316-660-9370

Sedgwick County COVID-19 Daily Update – November 27, 2020

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon November 27, 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

12,662,851

12,927,917

+ 2.09

Kansas

147,797

153,021

+ 3.53

Kansas Deaths

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1,529

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Sedgwick County*

22,288

22,843

+ 2.49

SC Deaths

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150

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Periphery Counties

Harvey: 1,796

Butler: 3,354

Cowley: 1,579

Sumner: 774

Kingman: 368

Reno: 4,872

 *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

  • 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

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 communications@sedgwick.gov.