SALINA – There are six new positive COVID-19 cases in Saline County that have been identified since the Wednesday, July 22 report, according to a media release from the Saline County Health Department.
The total for the county is now 318, with 120 cases that are actively being monitored by the Health Department, 195 that have recovered, and three deaths. Salina Regional Health Center reports that they have a total of five 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 25,109 cases and 326 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