Saline County Health Department
There were 652 reported cases of COVID-19 throughout the month of August, up from the 584 cases reported in the previous month, and the 613 cases reported in August 2021.
Hospitalizations remained low for most of the month. Salina Regional Health Center reports that there are currently five people being treated for COVID-19 (down from 14 reported in-patients at the same time last month).
June, July, and August each saw three deaths due to COVID-19.
While the rate of community spread of COVID-19 remains high, the vast majority of cases are being well-managed at home.
Contact your doctor immediately if your COVID-19 symptoms become unmanageable at home or if they continue to worsen after five days.