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For Immediate Release
January 6, 2021
Kate Flavin


Sedgwick County COVID-19 Update – January 6, 2021

COVID-19 Overall Case Count
Confirmed cases as of noon January 6, 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: 2,866

Butler: 5,768

Cowley: 2,818

Sumner: 1,473

Kingman: 578

Reno: 7,217

 *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

  • Health care workers in Sedgwick County who have not yet received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be able to schedule an appointment online throughout the next two weeks.
  • 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

  • The local health order is currently in place through 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 9, 2021.
    • It includes a mass gathering limit of 25 people and mask wearing requirements.
  • Garold Minns signed a new order today, which will be in effect for 28 days – from January 10 through February 6. It maintains the same allowances and restrictions.
  • A new platform is now available which displays reported COVID-19 vaccine doses given by the Sedgwick County Health Department and other providers in Sedgwick County. It can be found on the County’s website at the Exploring COVID-19 Vaccine Data
  • Since December 22, the Health Department has vaccinated more than 4,000 health care associated workers. There are more than 1,000 appointments scheduled for today.


 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. This table will be provided every Wednesday. More information can be found at the COVID-19 Vaccination StoryMap.

Dose Description

Doses Given

Yesterday, 1/5/20*


First Dose



Second Dose



Total Doses



 *Vaccination doses are reported for the previous day.  



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.

There are no new clusters to report.

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