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For Immediate Release
January 29, 2021
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – January 29, 2021

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

25,504, 894







Kansas Deaths




Sedgwick County*




SC Deaths





Periphery Counties

Harvey: 3,224

Butler: 6,765

Cowley: 3,467

Sumner: 1,891

Kingman: 671

Reno: 8,019

 *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

  • On Thursday, Sedgwick County expanded vaccine appointments for residents aged 80 and older through the Sedgwick County Health Department. As of today, all first dose appointments had been scheduled.
  • The County will not schedule more appointments than the vaccine available. For more information, please visit:
  • There will be two vaccine clinics, one at INTRUST Bank Arena to vaccinate health care workers and residents aged 80 and older who are able to walk and a drive-thru clinic at Wichita Transit Operations for residents 80 and older who have mobility difficulties.
  • 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


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, 1/28/21*


First Dose



Second Dose



Total Doses




Mental Health Support

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