As of Monday morning, 6.4% of Kansans have received a COVID-19 vaccination. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports 229,459 total doses have been administered; 185,010 people have received the first dose and 44,449 have also received the second dose. The vaccines manufactured by Pfizer and Moderna both require two doses, administered about a month apart.
As of 9 a.m. Monday, there were 276,668 COVID-19 cases in Kansas, resulting in 8,489 hospitalizations and 3,809 statewide deaths. There were 1,983 new cases, 30 new deaths and 72 new hospitalizations reported since Friday, Jan. 29.
Here are the total positive and probable cases, followed by the total COVID-related deaths, reported for area counties. The number of area deaths has not changed from Friday, Jan. 29.
• Barton 2,505 cases (+9 from Friday); 40 deaths
• Ellsworth 1,168 (+6); 18
• Pawnee 1,109 (+3); 11
• Rice 1,006 (+10); 5
• Rush 418 (unchanged); 10
• Russell 799 (+1); 22
• Stafford 322 (+1); 9
Great Bend USD 428
Great Bend USD 428 reports it was notified on Friday, Jan. 29, that a student at Eisenhower Elementary School had tested positive for COVID-19. Seven individuals at the school were identified as close contacts. A staff member at Eisenhower also tested positive; two staff and four students were determined to be close contacts.
The district was notified on Monday that a student at Great Bend Middle School had tested positive and five other students were determined to be close contacts.