Dec 26, 2020 11:51 AM

Case count at 591, with 582 in community as of Friday afternoon

Posted Dec 26, 2020 11:51 AM

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Reno County overall case count is at 591 as of Friday afternoon. The death count among Reno County residents is at 91.

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

Out of 6,371 total cases since the beginning of the pandemic, there are 582 cases in the community at large. 5,689 people have recovered thus far.

Twenty-seven Reno County residents are in the hospital. Two hundred ninety-one total have been hospitalized. Eighty-nine have been admitted to the ICU and 30 have been intubated. These are Reno County resident numbers regardless of where they are hospitalized.

The community's positive test rate is at 26.69%, with the overall positive test rate at 31.99%. 31.68% 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., except for New Year's Day.