With the situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic changing so rapidly, we’re compiling news and information here about COVID-19. For more community updates, reopening plans and public health orders, check out our COVID-19 Resource Center.
How many known cases are in Kansas?
As of Aug. 12, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment has confirmed 32,547 cases of COVID-19 (+817 since last report), and 395 deaths (+8). KDHE gives a live update on its Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m.
More than 302,000 other people have tested negative for COVID-19.
Sedgwick County, which includes confirmed cases not finalized in KDHE's count, says as of Aug. 12 there have been 5,068 confirmed cases (+78 since last report) and 46 deaths (no change), and there are 2,813 active cases.
The U.S. has had more than 5.1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, and more than 165,000 deaths.