COVID-19 numbers from Washburn and the state of Kansas: Updated 10/15/2020


This information comes from Washburn Student Health. The current COVID-19 numbers at Washburn University are updated by Washburn every Monday.
Reported total new positive tests (Oct. 4 – Oct. 10): 15 (+2 from last time)
Total new quarantined/isolated (Oct. 4 – Oct. 10): 22 (-16 from last time)
Total clusters* (Oct. 4 – Oct. 10): 0 (+0 from last time)
*Clusters are defined as five or more confirmed cases of COVID-19 originating from the same source or event

Numbers from around the state of Kansas provided by the Reno County Health Department.
Total Kansas Positive Cases (as of Oct. 15): 67,360
Total Kansas Deaths (as of Oct. 15): 818
Total Kansas Recovery Cases (as of Oct. 15): 53,616
Hot spots around the state.
Douglas County*: 2,660 cases | 14 deaths | 2,328 recovered
*Largest city: Lawrence
Finney County*: 2,520 cases | 14 deaths | 2,006 recovered
*Largest city: Garden City
Ford County*: 2,968 cases | 13 deaths | 2,106 recovered
*Largest city: Dodge City
Johnson County*: 12,488 cases | 171 deaths | 9,738 recovered
*Largest city: Olathe
Leavenworth County*: 2,383 cases | 17 deaths | 2,147 recovered
*Largest city: Leavenworth
Riley County*: 2,003 cases | 9 deaths | 1,903 recovered
*Largest city: Manhattan
Shawnee County*: 3,103 cases | 65 deaths | 2,607 recovered
*Largest city: Topeka
Sedgwick County*: 9,523 cases | 107 deaths | 7,350 recovered
*Largest city: Wichita
Seward County*: 1,909 cases | 7 deaths | 1,689 recovered
*Largest city: Liberal
Wyandotte County*: 7,591 cases | 143 deaths | 6,066 recovered
*Largest city: Kansas City

COVID-19 symptoms:
Fever above 100.3 F and/or chills or feeling hot (if no thermometer available)
Sore throat
New cough not related to a chronic condition
Runny/stuffy nose, nasal congestion (not related to allergies or relieved by antihistamines)
Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
Diarrhea with or without respiratory symptoms
Nausea and/or vomiting
Headache unrelated to a chronic condition
Muscle aches
Loss of sense of smell or taste
New rash/skin changes or COVID-19 toes
Pink eye

If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these symptoms please call Student Health Services at (785) 670-1470. Also if you need to self-report, please contact Student Health Services of any possible exposure or symptoms by calling their office number or by emailing them at [email protected] or you can fill out the self-reporting form and if you’re a student living in the dorms, you can report your possible exposure or symptoms to Residential Living (note links).