Latest Sumner County COVID-19 update shows the lowest monthly case total since June 2020

Greg Williams
Wellington Daily News

According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, COVID-19 cases have been on the decline in Sumner County since the beginning of 2021.

In the last couple of months, there have been 39 cases in March, 38 cases in April and 35 cases in May. In June 2021, there were 32 cases reported; this would be the lowest amount since June 2020.

Sumner County has reached a total of 2,236 cases. The state of Kansas has totaled 318,106 confirmed cases with 11,105 being hospitalized and 5,156 deaths. This brings the United States total confirmed cases to 33,588,183.

The state of Kansas has reopened and there are no mask restrictions, including for unvaccinated people. However, the state of Kansas encourages citizens to get the COVID-19 vaccine.