Following is the Saline County Health Department COVID-19 update for Monday.
●14 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.
●67 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday.
●210 variants were identified in the 342 samples sent from Saline County to KDHE for sequencing.
The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 and thus prevent mutation of the virus is:
●Stay home if you are sick.•Get tested if you feel unwell, even if you don’t believe it is COVID.You can find testing centers at gogettested.com or contact your local medical provider.
●Get vaccinated.You can find a vaccine at vaccines.gov or contact your local medical provider.
●Wear a mask, especially if you are not fully vaccinated. If you are fully vaccinated, wear a mask when in-doors in crowded spaces.
●Maintain at least 6 feet of distancebetween yourself and those with whom you do not live.
●Do not travel to “hot spots."