Latest Sumner County COVID-19 update shows 13 new cases since the start of July

Greg Williams
Wellington Daily News

According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, from July 1 - July 9, there have been 13 new cases in Sumner County. 

Sumner County has reached a total of 2,257 cases. The state of Kansas has totaled 320,437 confirmed cases with 11,217 being hospitalized and 5,156 deaths.

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.

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.