Barton County reported its 31st confirmed positive case of COVID-19 was discovered Sunday. The individual is a female in rural Great Bend. Eighteen of the cases reported to date are considered active.
The county has issued 379 quarantine or isolation orders; 68 of those are still active. To date, one death has attributed to COVID-19 has been reported in the county.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment updated its figures for Kansas as of 9: a.m. Monday, reporting there have been 8,340 confirmed or suspected positive cases and 173 deaths.
Last Friday, Ford County has had the greatest number of confirmed cases, 1,299, with no figures on the number recovered. Ford County had reported eight COVID-19 deaths.
Other counties with high numbers were:
• Finney - 1,170 confirmed, eight recovered, five deaths
• Wyandotte - 1,141 confirmed, 355 recovered, 70 deaths
• Leavenworth - 957 confirmed, 98 recovered, six deaths
• Seward - 753 confirmed, 398 recovered, one death
By Monday morning, the number of confirmed cases for those counties was: Ford 1,403; Finney 1,281, Wyandotte 1,178, Leavenworth 1,051 and Seward 780. Other figures had not been updated.
In addition to the 31 cases in Barton County, other numbers from central Kansas as of 9 a.m. Monday were: Edwards 5, Ellis 9, Ellsworth 2, Ness 1, Reno 51, Rice 4, Stafford 1.