COVID-19 cases updated

Wyandotte County reported an additional 65 COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Nov. 26, according to the Unified Government COVID-19 webpage. There was a cumulative total of 10.710 cases.

There was one additional COVID-19 death reported on Thursday, Nov. 26, in Wyandotte County, for a cumulative total of 178.

The Kansas City Region COVID-19 Resource Hub reported 86,088 total cumulative cases on Thursday, an increase of 384 cases since Wednesday in the nine-county area. There were 1,072 cumulative deaths, an additional two since Wednesday.

The average daily new COVID-19 hospitalizations in the nine-county area were 167, which I down slightly. There was an average of 752 COVID-19 patients in the hospital in the nine-county area, which is steady.

The average daily number on ventilators in the nine-county area is 111, which is increasing since last week, and the average daily number of COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit is 195, also increasing since last week, according to the KC Region COVID-19 dashboard.

The United States had 12,883,264 cumulative COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Nov. 26, according to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard. There were a total 263,454 deaths in the United States on Thursday.

COVID-19 testing available Monday

Free COVID-19 testing by the UG Health Department will be available on Monday, Nov. 30. There will be no UG Health Department testing on Thursday and Friday of this week, because of the holiday. For more information, visit https://wyandotte-county-covid-19-hub-unifiedgov.hub.arcgis.com/pages/what-to-do-if-you-think-you-have-covid-19.

For more information about the testing site at the former Kmart location, visit https://alpha.wycokck.org/files/assets/public/health/documents/covid/10092020_newtestingsitewyco.pdf.

The new Wyandotte County health order with a limit of 10 persons to a gathering, and a closing time of 10 p.m. for restaurants and bars, with other new restrictions, is at https://alpha.wycokck.org/files/assets/public/health/documents/covid/11162020localhealthorderexecuted.pdf.

The UG COVID-19 webpage is at https://alpha.wycokck.org/Coronavirus-COVID-19-Information.

The KDHE’s COVID-19 webpage is at https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/.

The KC Region COVID-19 Hub dashboard is at https://marc2.org/covidhub/.

The Wyandotte County page on the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 website is at https://bao.arcgis.com/covid-19/jhu/county/20209.html.

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

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