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Rush County has first confirmed COVID-19 case
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Rush County now has a confirmed case of COVID-19, according to the Rush County Health Department.

“The case involves an adult male with known history of contact with a positive out of county individual,” a notice on the health department’s website states. “Rush County Health Department is working to identify any close contacts of the individual and those that have been exposed will be notified by the health department. The individual has been in home isolation and is doing well. No further information about the patient will be released.

“It is important to remember to take precautions like washing your hands, covering your cough, and staying home when you are ill. Most people with mild symptoms will recover in a short amount of time.”

According to state figures updated by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Monday, June 29, there were 14,443 cases from 97 counties with 270 deaths as of 9 a.m.

The previous report, on Friday, June 26, showed 13,538 cases from 95 counties with 264 deaths reported as of 9 a.m. The other county showing its first case Monday was Lincoln.

Those with questions about COVID-19 general information, KDHE mandates or basic Executive orders can call the Public Information Hotline: 866-534-3463.


KDHE update

Other information from KDHE’s Monday report:

• There have been 1,152 of 10,137 cases that have been hospitalized.

• There have been 162,282 negative tests conducted at KDHE and private labs.

• Age range is 0 years to 103 years (median 39 years)

• There have been 5,676 positive tests at KHEL and 8,390 at private labs.

• 6,616 cases are female and 7,606 are male and 221 unknown.


Cluster Information

210 clusters (101 active) accounting for 6,406 cases and 201 deaths:

• Corrections: 4 clusters (2 closed), 1,027 cases, 7 deaths

• Daycare or School: 4 clusters (1 closed), 16 cases

• Gatherings: 30 clusters (15 closed), 311 cases, 14 deaths

• Group Living: 9 clusters (5 closed), 85 cases, 3 deaths

• Healthcare: 10 clusters (5 closed), 74 cases

• Long-term Care: 48 clusters (25 closed), 947 cases, 155 deaths

• Meatpacking: 12 clusters (3 closed), 3,160 cases, 16 deaths

• Private Industry: 90 clusters (53 closed), 764 cases, 6 deaths

• Sports: 3 clusters, 22 cases


Totals by county

Allen County 4

Anderson County 4

Atchison County 32

Barber County 1

Barton County 55

Bourbon County 19

Brown County 11

Butler County 58

Chase County 4

Chautauqua County 4

Cherokee County 28

Cheyenne County 2

Clark County 34

Clay County 6

Cloud County 18

Coffey County 5

Comanche County 2

Cowley County 70

Crawford County 256

Dickinson County 8

Doniphan County 26

Douglas County 156

Edwards County 6

Elk County 1

Ellis County 21

Ellsworth County 3

Finney County 1540

Ford County 2006

Franklin County 69

Geary County 57

Gove County 1

Grant County 46

Gray County 26

Greenwood County 11

Hamilton County 32

Harper County 2

Harvey County 39

Haskell County 23

Hodgeman County 9

Jackson County 109

Jefferson County 25

Jewell County 4

Johnson County 1722

Kearny County 48

Kiowa County 4

Labette County 57

Lane County 5

Leavenworth

County 1162

Lincoln County 1

Linn County 15

Logan County 1

Lyon County 489

Marion County 11

Marshall County 1

McPherson County 72

Meade County 30

Miami County 31

Mitchell County 4

Montgomery County 36

Morris County 5

Morton County 7

Nemaha County 24

Neosho County 29

Ness County 4

Norton County 4

Osage County 13

Osborne County 2

Ottawa County 6

Pawnee County 3

Phillips County 3

Pottawatomie County 68

Pratt County 11

Reno County 74

Republic County 9

Rice County 4

Riley County 205

Rooks County 8

Rush County 1

Saline County 94

Scott County 17

Sedgwick County 1260

Seward County 971

Shawnee County 630

Sheridan County 4

Sherman County 7

Smith County 3

Stafford County 1

Stanton County 10

Stevens County 31

Sumner County 11

Thomas County 15

Trego County 1

Wabaunsee County 35

Washington County 1

Wilson County 1

Woodson County 8

Wyandotte County 2293