Oct 05, 2020 10:04 PM

Saline County: 65 new COVID-19 cases; 617 of 846 recovered

Posted Oct 05, 2020 10:04 PM

Here is the Saline County COVID-19 update for Monday.

There are 65 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County that have been identified since the Friday, October 3 report. The total for the county is now 846, with 218 cases that are actively being monitored by the Health Department, 617 that have recovered, and a total of 11 deaths. Salina Regional Health Center reporting that they have 8 hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Salina Regional is a regional hospital, the COVID-19 patient total is not specific to the number of Saline County residents who may be hospitalized. Our dashboard has been updated with the latest information:

●Mobile Device Users: https://arcg.is/yjPT1

●Desktop Users: https://arcg.is/1qHnb0

According to the Kansas Department of Health & Environment, there are now 62,708 cases and 706 deaths statewide. This information can be found at https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/.

Here is what you can do to help us to stop the spread:

●Stay home if you have any symptoms or are ill

●Wear masks in public spaces as required by City Ordinance and County Resolution

●Maximize physical distance (6 feet or more) in public settings

●Avoid socializing with large groups

●High-risk individuals should only leave the house for essential needs

●Wash your hands frequently

Only follow official sources to obtain information: www.saline.org/coronavirus or www.kdheks.gov.