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COVID-19 Case Total Update for October 13

COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 Update

As of 6 PM, Wednesday, October 13, Russell County has had 1,070 total positive cases of COVID-19 since tracking began, an increase of 12 cases since Monday, according to the Russell County Health Department.

The current active and in isolation case count is 32 with 1,008 recovered cases, 72 hospitalizations with two current inpatients, 30 deaths and 116 in quarantine.

The average age of positive tests is 37.8. The age range for October is one year old to 92 years old.

The cumulative positivity rate for this week is 17.6 percent. The cumulative positivity rate for October is 18.3 percent.

There have been 36 breakthrough infections or infections after vaccination. There were seven new cases that had received the COVID vaccine. The other positive cases were not vaccinated.

As of October 13, Russell County continues to rank 100th out of 105 counties in the state's vaccination rate, number of cases and number of tests given ranking. The breakdown shows a vaccination rate of 45 percent, ranked 81st, average number of COVID cases at 62 per 100,000, ranked 85th, and average number of COVID tests given at 331 per 100,000, ranked 79th.

You can find the information at https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/160/COVID-19-in-Kansas.

If you have not received the vaccine, please call the Russell County Health Department at 785-483-6433 to schedule an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccination.

(Information courtesy RCHD.)