Following is the Saline County Health Department COVID-19 update for Friday.
There have been 52 new cases of COVID-19 reported since our last update on Wednesday, and the Saline County Health Department is currently monitoring 490 patients who are currently dealing with issues related to COVID-19.
In total, 9014 individual cases of COVID-19 have been reported to the Health Department, and at least 8357 people have recovered after testing positive for the virus.
Salina Regional Health Center reports that 8 patients require hospitalization related to COVID-19.
As of Wednesday, November 17, a total of 27,338 Saline County residents have been vaccinated against COVID-19 accounting for just over 50% of the population.
The Saline County Vaccination Collaboration administered over 635 Moderna Boosters at a single drive-thru event last week!
It has been a wonderful experience to serve our community during this pandemic. Thank you to all those who have come through these clinics with patience and warm hearts.
Check out the amazon drone footage shot by Kansas State Polytechnic on the Salina Family Healthcare Center Facebook page!
And don't miss our friends at Salina Family's TikTok dance celebrating 400 more boosters given at yesterday's drive-thru clinic!