COVID-19 numbers from Washburn and the state of Kansas: Updated 11/18/2020


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 (Nov. 7 – Nov. 13): 41 (-17from last time)
Total new quarantined/isolated (Nov. 7 – Nov. 13): 111 (+48 from last time)
Total clusters* (Nov. 7 – Nov. 13): 0 (-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 Nov. 4): 117,676
Total Kansas Deaths (as of Nov. 4): 1,221
Total Kansas Recovery Cases (as of Nov. 4): 77,446 (40,230 Kansans still positive with COVID-19)
Hot spots around the state.
Douglas County*: 3,979 cases | 20 deaths | 3,100 recovered | 879 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Lawrence
Finney County*: 4,162 cases | 23 deaths | 3,005 recovered | 1,157 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Garden City
Ford County*: 4,225 cases | 13 deaths | 3,081 recovered | 1,144 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Dodge City
Johnson County*: 20,260 cases | 252 deaths | 13,319 recovered | 6,941 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Olathe
Leavenworth County*: 3,107 cases | 26 deaths | 2,632 recovered | 475 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Leavenworth
Riley County*: 2,987 cases | 14 deaths | 2,422 recovered | 565 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Manhattan
Shawnee County*: 5,658 cases | 95 deaths | 2,607 recovered | 3,051 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Topeka
Sedgwick County*: 18,770 cases | 140 deaths | 9,446 recovered | 9,324 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Wichita
Seward County*: 2,566 cases | 13 deaths | 2,062 recovered | 504 still positive for COVID-19
*Largest city: Liberal
Wyandotte County*: 9,625 cases | 167 deaths | 6,835 recovered | 2,790 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).