As More Tests are Being Performed, Coronavirus Numbers Increase
Joe Denoyer - April 20, 2020 7:29 pm
Southwest Kansas positive test numbers for COVID 19 continue to rise. The lastest statistics released by the Seward County Health Department show, 296 test have been performed throughout the Seward County. Of those 296, 96 individuals test results have come back positive. 109 tests have come back Negative. There are still 82 tests pending and 4 tests have been rejected by the KDHE.
Around the area, Stevens County has tested 51 with 4 positive cases, Haskell County has tested 12 with positive 1 case, Morton County has tested 11 with 2 positive case, Grant County has tested 9 with 0 positive cases, Meade County has tested 14 with 0 positive cases, Ford County has tested 362 with 180 positive cases, and Finney County has tested 165 with 38 positive cases. Beaver County has 1 positive case while Texas County has 20 positive tests.
Statewide in Kansas there has been 1986 positive tests, 16,775 negative tests, 405 hospitalizs and 100 deaths related to COVID 19.
Oklahoma has registered a total of 2680 positive test, 35,561 negative tests, 1,614 Oklahomans have been reported to have recovered and 143 deaths have been attributed to the Coronavirus.