12 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Saline County

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SALINA – There are 12 new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County that have been identified since the Friday, June 26 report, according to a media release from the Saline County Health Department.

The total for the county is now 110, with 78 cases that are actively being monitored by the Health Department. All of the new cases are associated with prior positive cases and all of these individuals are isolated. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is reporting 94 positives for Saline County but that total does not include the most recent cases received since their last update at 12:30 p.m. The total for Saline County is 110.

According to the KDHE, there are now 14,443 cases and 270 deaths statewide.

On Monday, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced in her press conference that she will issue an Executive Order that will become effective at 12:01 am on Friday, July 3rd mandating masks for indoor gatherings and for outdoor gatherings where social distancing cannot be maintained.

The KDHE has updated its travel-related quarantine as of today. If you have traveled to South Carolina or Florida on or after June 29, it is mandated that you quarantine for 14 days upon returning to Kansas. The State of Maryland was removed from the quarantine list.

The Saline County Sheriff’s Office released information Monday on a female inmate that tested positive for COVID-19. Until further notice, fingerprinting services have been suspended and the jail lobby has been closed to the public.

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