Aug 27, 2021 11:00 PM

Saline County COVID update for Friday; most hospitalized unvaccinated

Posted Aug 27, 2021 11:00 PM
Image courtesy Saline County Health Department
Image courtesy Saline County Health Department

Following is the Saline County COVID-19 update for Friday

Salina Regional Health Center released the vaccination numbers for those patients admitted due to complications related to COVID-19 today. While the hospital had been tracking vaccination data since December 2020, recording in the COVID database began on July 18, 2021.

This data is being reported in aggregate to protect and respect patient privacy.

Additionally, it is important to note that these numbers include only those patients admitted to Salina Regional Health Center, and does NOT include those Saline County residents who were admitted to other hospitals. Staffing and bed shortages can lead to residents being admitted to other hospitals.

Image courtesy Saline County Health Department
Image courtesy Saline County Health Department

COVID update for Saline County

●1 death since our last update, 6 in the last 7 days.

●18 current hospitalizations. Variants have been identified in the 176 of 300 samples sent for sequencing.

●44 new cases of COVID-19 since our last update, 152 in the last 7 days

More data and additional information can be found on the Saline County Coronavirus webpageKDHE COVID-19 Information Site, and CDC COVID-19 Tracker.

Image courtesy Saline County Health Department
Image courtesy Saline County Health Department