COVID-19 numbers from Washburn and the state of Kansas: Updated 10/26/2020


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.18 – Oct. 24): 13 (-2 from last time)
Total new quarantined/isolated (Oct.18 – Oct. 24): 28 (+6 from last time)
Total clusters* (Oct.18 – Oct. 24): 1 (+1 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. 23): 75,892
Total Kansas Deaths (as of Oct. 23): 956
Total Kansas Recovery Cases (as of Oct. 23): 60,011 (15,881 Kansans still positive with COVID-19)
Hot spots around the state.
Douglas County*: 2,796 cases | 17 deaths | 2,531 recovered | 265 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Lawrence
Finney County*: 2,895 cases | 18 deaths | 2,208 recovered | 687 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Garden City
Ford County*: 3,105 cases | 13 deaths | 2,106 recovered | 999 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Dodge City
Johnson County*: 13,739 cases | 192 deaths | 11,021 recovered | 2,718 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Olathe
Leavenworth County*: 2,517 cases | 18 deaths | 2,243 recovered | 274 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Leavenworth
Riley County*: 2,140 cases | 11 deaths | 2,029 recovered | 111 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Manhattan
Shawnee County*: 3,350 cases | 77 deaths | 2,607 recovered | 743 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Topeka
Sedgwick County*: 10,971 cases | 127 deaths | 8,016 recovered | 2,955 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Wichita
Seward County*: 2,053 cases | 13 deaths | 1,779 recovered | 274 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Liberal
Wyandotte County*: 8,125 cases | 164 deaths | 6,542 recovered | 1,583 still positive for COVID-19
*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).