Latest Sumner County COVID-19 update shows the highest number of confirmed cases since March

Greg Williams
Wellington Daily News
Butler County Times Gazette

According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, COVID-19 cases have been on the rise. There have been 29 confirmed COVID-19 cases since July 14.

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. Sumner County in July 2021 has a total of 41 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Sumner County has reached a total of 2,297 cases. 

The state of Kansas has been on the rise with the COVID-19 cases. Kansas has totaled 328,755 confirmed cases with 11,541 being hospitalized and 5,243 deaths.

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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.