Jan 07, 2021 10:57 AM

Community case count back above 500 as of Wednesday afternoon

Posted Jan 07, 2021 10:57 AM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Reno County overall case count is at 507 as of Wednesday afternoon. The death count among Reno County residents is at 105.

The Correctional Facility cluster type has five active cases measured by the county's COVID-19 dashboard. The Long Term Care Facility cluster type has 73 active cases. Forty-one people within those clusters have died. There are 40 active clusters in the county.

Out of 6,804 total cases since the beginning of the pandemic, there are 506 cases in the community at large. 6,192 people have recovered thus far.

Twenty-one Reno County residents are in the hospital. Three hundred seventeen total have been hospitalized. Ninety-six have been admitted to the ICU and 31 have been intubated. These are Reno County resident numbers regardless of where they are hospitalized.

The community's positive test rate is at 27.24%, with the overall positive test rate at 32.44%. 33.37% of the population has been tested.

There are now two free public testing sites, one in the Cosmosphere parking lot in Hutchinson and one at Simply Good Overstocks parking lot in South Hutchinson. They are open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.