VARIANT CASES REPORTED

By William

MCPHERSON – On Tuesday, July 6, the McPherson County Health Department showed there have now been 3,408 cases testing positive, an increase of 41 new cases since our last reporting the numbers on June 10.

The report also showed that 3,308 cases were claimed to be or considered recovered according to the recovery guidelines set forth by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment or passed away while sick. The county shows 10 active cases as of July 6.

Once again, the good news is that only one individual is currently hospitalized due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus and we have not recorded any new deaths since we last posted an update on June 10.

In a note released on July 1, the McPherson County COVID-19 VARIANT DATA listed 8 confirmed cases. These broke down:

  • Variant B.1.1.7 (Alpha) = 6
  • Variant B.1.617.2 (Delta) = 2

UPDATED CASE DATA (# change since last report on Thursday, June 10):

  • New cases since our last report = 41
  • Cases with known exposure = 1,784 (+ 18)
  • Cases with an unknown exposure = 1,624 (+ 23)
  • Cases involving those individuals 60 years and older = 1,019 (+ 13)
  • Cases involving those individuals 50-59 years old = 463 (+ 12)
  • Cases involving those individuals 40-49 years old = 437 (+ 4)
  • Cases involving those individuals 30-39 years old = 443 (+ 7)
  • Cases involving those individuals 18-29 years old = 688 (+ 4)
  • Cases involving those individuals under 18 years old = 358 (+ 7)
  • Female involved cases = 1,783 (+ 22)
  • Male involved cases = 1,625 (+ 19)
  • Those cases requiring Hospitalization (May not represent current hospitalizations) = 141
  • Those cases resulting an individual’s death = 89 (no change)
  • Male COVID patients who have died = 59 total, (no change): 90+ (11); 80-89 (19); 70-79 (14); 60-69 (9); 50-59 (1); 40-49 (2); 30-39 (2)
  • Female COVID patients who have died = 30 total, (no change): 90+ (12); 80-89 (11); 70-79 (3); 60-69 (4); 50-59 (0); 40-49 (0); 30-39 (0)
  • Deaths by age = 90+ (23); 80-89 (30); 70-79 (18); 60-69 (13); 50-59 (1); 40-49 (2); 30-39 (2).

MCPHERSON COUNTY VACCINE INFORMATION (As reported Thursday, June 10):

Total COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Received at MCHD since December 21, 2020:

11,850

Doses Scheduled/Administered at MCHD:

4,494

Doses Transferred to Providers from MCHD:

7,778

STATE VACCINATION AND COVID-19 #’s (As reported Tuesday, June 8):

  • Total Vaccinations Given: 2,331,546
  • Total # of COVID-19/Coronavirus Cases: 317,651
  • Total # of Deaths: 5,150
  • Total # that have been Hospitalized: 11,064
  • Total # of Tests Taken: 1,445,788

MCPHERSON COUNTY VACCINATION REPORT (As of June 30):

  • Vaccinated = 16,612
  • With Moderna Vaccine = 11,142
  • With Pfizer Vaccine = 4,799
  • With Johnson & Johnson Vaccine = 671
  • 40.4% of Total County Population has been vaccinated
  • Ages 12-18 = 47.3%
  • Ages 18-64 = 51.0%
  • Ages 65-over = 80.2%

UPDATED TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS (these do not apply if you have been fully vaccinated for at least 2 weeks and are considered asymptomatic)

Both the KDHE (Kansas Department of Health and Environment) and MCHD (McPherson County Health Department) continue to mandate a 10-day quarantine for Kansans if:

  • Traveled on or after June 17 to the countries of Kuwait, Mongolia, or Saint Martin
  • Traveled on or after June 3 to the countries of Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, or Suriname
  • Traveled on or after May 30 to countries of Costa Rica or French Guiana
  • Traveled on or after May 6 to the countries of Maldives or Seychelles
  • Traveled on or after April 22 to the countries of Argentina or Bahrain
  • Traveled on of after April 8 to the country of Uruguay
  • Traveled between June 3 and June 17 to the countries of Trinidad or Tobago
  • Traveled between May 6 and June 17 to the country of India
  • Attended/Traveled to a mass gathering event out-of-state of 500 people or greater where individuals did not keep 6-foot distances and wear masks
  • Traveled on a cruise ship or took a river cruise

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