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For Immediate Release
January 27, 2021
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – January 27, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon January 27, 2021
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








Kansas Deaths




Sedgwick County*




SC Deaths





Periphery Counties

Harvey: 3,202

Butler: 6,713

Cowley: 3,375

Sumner: 1,851

Kingman: 658

Reno: 7,980

*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

  • Currently, all vaccination appointments for Sedgwick County residents aged 83 and older are booked. Appointments will reopen if there are cancellations or when more vaccine is provided to the Health Department. The County will not schedule more appointments than the vaccine available. For more information, please visit:
  • No-cost, walk-in testing is regularly available for residents, regardless of symptoms, through the Health Department Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. No appointment is required.
    • Operations will take place at the Sedgwick County Extension Office, 7001 W. 21st St., Wichita, 67205 for saliva, NP, and oral PCR samples.
    • Results are generally available within 18 to 36 hours.  The Health Department will make three attempts to reach residents with their results.
      • If you receive a voicemail or missed call from the Health Department please call back in order to receive your results.
      • For the quickest response please call (316) 660-1022 and listen for the prompt to leave a message for the results department. 


Sedgwick County Updates

  • There will be a press conference at 3 p.m. Thursday, January 28 regarding vaccine supply and demand logistics and the County’s vaccine priorities. It will be livestreamed on Sedgwick County Government’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.
  • The local health order is currently in place through 11:59 p.m. on February 6, 2021.
    • It includes a mass gathering limit of 25 people and mask wearing requirements.
  • If you would like to receive regular updates regarding the COVID-19 vaccination in Sedgwick County, please sign up here:



Vaccination Doses Given by Sedgwick County
This table shows how many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been provided to health care associated workers in Sedgwick County. Vaccines are only available for Sedgwick County residents. More information can be found at the COVID-19 Vaccination StoryMap.

Dose Description

Doses Given

Tuesday, 1/26/21*


First Dose



Second Dose



Total Doses





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

Marjorie’s Home

524 N. Main St, Garden Plain, KS

8 cases (3 staff, 5 residents)



Covenant Care*

14422 Twinlake Drive, Wichita, KS

6 cases (1 staff, 5 residents)


*On 1/20, Covenant Care was incorrectly reported as having 10 COVID-19 cases in their facility. Further investigation identified that Covenant Care only had six COVID-19 cases in the facility.


Mental Health Support

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