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Saline County Update

April 16th, 2020

The Saline County Health Department has been notified of two additional positive case of COVID-19:

• A female in her 30’s associated with a known close contact who is isolated at home.

• A male in his 60’s associated with a known close contact who is isolated at home.

At 11 am, KDHE reported a total of 1,588 confirmed cases in Kansas and 80 deaths. Saline County has a total of 15 positive cases, with two of those resulting in death.

KDHE has launched a new website with detailed information: https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/ Further information and detailed demographics can be seen at: https://public.tableau.com/profile/kdhe.epidemiology#!/vizhome/COVID-19Data_15851817634470/KSCOVID-19CaseData

Governor Kelly’s Statewide Stay-at-Home order is in effect until May 3rd, 2020. Social distancing is imperative. It cannot be stressed enough the importance of staying home and only going out for essential tasks. Saline County continues to receive reports of alleged non-compliance with the Statewide Stay-at-Home order. Alleged violations can be reported through our online submission form at www.saline.org. If you have a question about a business being essential or not, please visit the Governor’s website at https://governor.kansas.gov/keff to see the order, list of essential functions, and frequently asked questions.

Help our community in stopping the spread of this virus. Only follow official sources to obtain information: www.saline.org/coronavirus or https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/ Stay Safe, Stay Healthy and Stay at Home.