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COVID-19 Case Total Update for September 15

COVID-19 Update
COVID-19 Update

As of 3 PM, Wednesday, September 15, Russell County has had 982 total positive cases of COVID-19 since tracking began, an increase of 15 cases since Monday, according to the Russell County Health Department.

The current active and in isolation case count is 29 with 925 recovered cases, 68 hospitalizations with two currently hospitalized, 28 deaths and 46 in quarantine.

The average age of positive tests is 40.1. The age range for September is one year old to 75 years old.

The cumulative positivity rate for last week was 11.3 percent. The cumulative positivity rate for this week is 37.8 percent. And the cumulative positivity rate for September is 19 percent.

Of the additional positive cases, three were vaccinated. There have been 18 breakthrough infections or infections after vaccination.

As of September 15, Russell County ranks 66th out of 105 counties in the state's vaccination rate, number of cases and number of tests given ranking. Russell County ranked 46th on Monday. The breakdown shows a vaccination rate of 43 percent, ranked 79th, average number of COVID cases at 51 per 100,000, ranked 55th, and average number of COVID tests given at 306 per 100,000, ranked 41st.

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.)