Apr 09, 2021 9:53 AM

Schools still in the green, vaccinations just under 30 percent

Posted Apr 09, 2021 9:53 AM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — More Reno County residents are being vaccinated.

According to Thursday information from the Reno County dashboard, 18,549 Reno County residents have received at least one dose of vaccine. That's 29.71% of the county's population.

The gating criteria for Reno County schools remains in the green for the coming week, with a positive test rate of 5.2% and a 14-day new case total of 23 as of Thursday.

The case count in the county is back up to 22 as of Thursday. It was as low as 9 earlier in the week.

138 people have had their deaths classified as COVID-related. Three of those deaths have occurred in the last 30 days.

Out of 7,775 total cases since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 7,615 recoveries. There are 8 clusters still being monitored. None of the cluster types have documented cases currently visible on the dashboard.

Two Reno County residents are in the hospital with COVID-19. There have been 371 hospitalizations total and 104 ICU admissions.

Daily vaccinations continue at the First United Methodist Church clinic, 101 East First Avenue, with the Moderna two-shot vaccine series. The Reno County Health Department will also be hosting a clinic for the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine on Wednesday, April 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hutchinson Sports Arena.

Register for the clinic online, or call 620-694-2900 and select option 6.