COVID 19 Testing Continues in Seward County and Surrounding Area
Joe Denoyer - April 9, 2020 3:52 pm
With the COVID 19 Coronavirus prevalent in the County, State, Nation and World, Seward County Health Department, Southwest Medical Center and private clinics, continue to test individuals who are showing symptoms of the disease. As of 3:00pm Thursday afternoon, 53 test have been performed throughout the County. Of those 53, 3 individuals test results have come back positive, while 29 tests have shown to be negative. There are 17 pending lab tests. The KDHE has rejected a total of 3 tests.
Around the area, Stevens County has tested 14 with 1 positive case, Haskell County has tested 10 with positive 0 cases, Morton County has tested 5 with 1 positive case, Grant County has tested 6 with 0 positive cases, Meade County has tested 5 with 0 positive cases, and Finney County has tested 89 with 12 positive cases. Beaver County has 1 positive case while Texas County has 4 positive tests.
Statewide in Kansas there has been 1106 positive tests, 9,669 negative tests, and 42 deaths related to COVID 19. Oklahoma has registered a total of 1684 positive test, 1519 negative tests, and 80 deaths related to the Coronavirus.