COVID-19 cases increase by 30 on Sunday

Positive COVID-19 cases increased by 30 on Sunday, according to the UG’s COVID-19 webpage. The number of deaths remained the same. (From UG COVID-19 webpage)
The seven-day rolling average of cases in Wyandotte County increased during the past week. (UG COVID-19 graph)

COVID-19 total cumulative cases increased from 2,541 on Saturday to 2,571 on Sunday, an increase of 30 cases, according to the Unified Government’s COVID-19 webpage.

The number of total deaths was the same, at 85, with no increase on Sunday, according to the website.

Wyandotte County started its mandatory mask order last week, and on Friday, the governor’s mask order began. Wyandotte County currently is following the governor’s order. Masks are required in public places.

Upcoming pop-up test schedule


Pop-up tests are scheduled during July, according to the UG Health Department. The free pop-up tests are coordinated through the Wyandotte County Health Equity Task Force.


Tests include:


• All Saints Parish, 811 Vermont Ave., KCK, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 7, 14, 21, and 28.
• Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 16 S. Iowa St., KCK, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 9 and July 23.
• Quindaro Community Center, 2627 Brown Ave., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 16 and 23.
• Oak Ridge Baptist Church, 9301 Parallel Parkway, KCK, July 20 and 27.
• Zotung Christian Church, 5010 Parallel Parkway, KCK, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. July 22 and 29.

Free tests are also held on weekday afternoons at the Health Department’s parking lot at 6th and Ann. Details on these tests and other tests available in Wyandotte County are at visit https://wyandotte-county-covid-19-hub-unifiedgov.hub.arcgis.com/pages/what-to-do-if-you-think-you-have-covid-19, or call 3-1-1.

The governor’s executive order on masks is at https://governor.kansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/20200702093130003.pdf.


The governor’s news release on the new mask order is at https://governor.kansas.gov/governor-laura-kelly-signs-executive-order-mandating-masks-in-public-spaces/.

The Wyandotte County mask order is at https://www.wycokck.org/WycoKCK/media/Health-Department/Documents/Communicable%20Disease/COVID19/06272020LocalHealthOfficerOrderRegardingMasks.pdf.

A news release on the Wyandotte County mask order is at https://www.wycokck.org/WycoKCK/media/Health-Department/Documents/Communicable%20Disease/COVID19/06272020PressReleaseLHORequiresPublicToWearMasks.pdf.

Wyandotte County now has posted an application for nonprofits, government agencies, school districts and businesses in Wyandotte County that want to apply for CARES Act funding. The web address is https://us.openforms.com/Form/6273fe80-8bba-4c18-b4e7-e551096d8a83.


For information on how to make an easy no-sew mask, visit http://wyandottedaily.com/how-to-make-a-no-sew-cloth-mask/.


For more information about COVID-19 testing, including other sites, visit https://wyandotte-county-covid-19-hub-unifiedgov.hub.arcgis.com/pages/what-to-do-if-you-think-you-have-covid-19Residents also may call 3-1-1 for more information about testing.

The state’s COVID-19 test page is at https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/280/COVID-19-Testing.

Residents may visit the UG COVID-19 website at https://alpha.wycokck.org/Coronavirus-COVID-19-Information or call 311 for more information.

Wyandotte County is currently under Phase 3. See covid.ks.gov.

The state plan’s frequently asked questions page is at https://covid.ks.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Reopening-FAQ_5.19.2020_Final.pdf.

The CDC’s COVID-19 web page is at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.

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