3,536 COVID-19 CASES AS OF AUGUST 10

By William

MCPHERSON – On Tuesday, August 10, the McPherson County Health Department reports showed there has been a continued upswing of new cases for COVID-19/Coronavirus as they now have 3,536 cases testing positive, an increase of 44 new cases since our last reporting the numbers just a week ago on August 3.

The report also showed that 3,405 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 49 active cases as of August 10.

One note of concern is the increase of positive tests for those ages 18 and under with 12 new cases while those 18-29 reported nine new cases.

Currently there are two (2) individuals hospitalized due to COVID-19/Coronavirus while we have not recorded any new deaths.

McPherson County reports 42.4% of those eligible have been vaccinated with 81.4% of those 65 and over having been vaccinated while only 49.6% of those 12-64 have been.

UPDATED CASE DATA (# change since last report on Tuesday, August 3):

  • New cases since our last report = 44
  • Current active cases = 49 (+ 4)
  • Cases with known exposure = 1,835 (+ 17)
  • Cases with an unknown exposure = 1,701 (+ 27)
  • Cases involving those individuals 60 years and older = 1,037 (+ 5)
  • Cases involving those individuals 50-59 years old = 477 (+ 7)
  • Cases involving those individuals 40-49 years old = 466 (+ 8)
  • Cases involving those individuals 30-39 years old = 468 (+ 6)
  • Cases involving those individuals 18-29 years old = 712 (+ 9)
  • Cases involving those individuals under 18 years old = 379 (+ 12)
  • Female involved cases = 1,853 (+ 27)
  • Male involved cases = 1,686 (+ 20)
  • Those cases requiring Hospitalization (May not represent current hospitalizations) = 145 (no change)
  • Those cases resulting an individual’s death = 85
  • COVID-19/Coronavirus Patients who have died by age = 90+ (23); 80-89 (28); 70-79 (18); 60-69 (12); 50-59 (1); 40-49 (1); 30-39 (2); 20-29 (0); 10-19 (0); 0-9 (0).

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

  • Total Vaccinations Given: 2,602,478
  • Total # of COVID-19/Coronavirus Cases: 342,196
  • Total # of Deaths: 5,322
  • Total # that have been Hospitalized: 11,949
  • Total # of Tests Taken: 3,295,015

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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