Nine New Cases of COVID-19 Identified in Saline County

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SALINA – There are nine new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County that have been identified since the Friday, July 24 report, according to a media release from the Saline County Health Department.

The total for the county is now 327, with 120 cases that are actively being monitored by the Health Department, 203 that have recovered. An additional death was reported over the weekend, bringing the county total to four. Salina Regional Health Center reports that they have a total of four hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Salina Regional is a regional hospital, the COVID-19 patient total is not specific to the number of Saline County residents who may be hospitalized.

According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, there are now 26,172 cases and 335 deaths statewide. This information can be found by clicking or tapping here.

Saline County’s dashboard has been updated to include age ranges of cases in active isolation, recovered, and deceased. This dashboard is updated on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays by 5 p.m.

Health Department officials continue to communicate the same public health messages on what you can do to slow the spread:

  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Wear masks in public settings
  • Maximize physical distance (6 feet or more) in public settings
  • Avoid socializing with large groups
  • High-risk individuals should only leave the house for essential needs
    Wash your hands frequently

Only follow official sources to obtain information: www.saline.org/coronavirus or www.kdheks.gov.

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