Dec 21, 2020 11:02 AM

Case count at 680, with 668 in community as of Sunday afternoon, 87 dead

Posted Dec 21, 2020 11:02 AM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Reno County overall case count is at 680 as of Sunday afternoon. The death count among Reno County residents is at 87.

The Correctional Facility cluster type has 22 active cases measured by the county's COVID-19 dashboard. The Long Term Care Facility cluster type has 68 active cases. Thirty-two people within those clusters have died. There are 40 active clusters in the county.

Out of 6,250 total cases since the beginning of the pandemic, there are 668 cases in the community at large. 5,483 people have recovered thus far.

Thirty-two Reno County residents are in the hospital. Two hundred seventy-eight total have been hospitalized. Eighty-seven have been admitted to the ICU and 29 have been intubated. These are Reno County resident numbers regardless of where they are hospitalized.

The community's positive test rate is at 26.15%, with the overall positive test rate at 31.91%. 31.16% 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. Those are available Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., but not on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or New Year's Day.