Ford County Leads the State in Positive COVID-19 Test Results

Joe Denoyer - May 8, 2020 6:58 pm

The latest statistics released by the KDHE, Seward County Health Department, and surrounding Counties for Friday, May 8th show Ford County now leads the state in positive Coronavirus cases with 1027. In Seward County, 678 individuals test results have come back positive for Coronavirus out of the 1788 individuals who have been tested. 970 tests have come back negative. 263 Individuals have recovered from COVID 19. No deaths have been reported.

Around the area, Stevens County has 14 positive cases compared to 100 negative cases with 1 hospitalization, Haskell County 14 positive cases and 43 negative cases, Morton County has 3 positive cases and 30 negative cases, Grant County has 12 positive case and 70 negative cases, Meade County has 21 positive cases 148 negative cases, Ford County has 1027 positive cases with 1,662 negative cases, Stanton County has 7 positive cases, 15 negative cases and Finney County has 791 positive cases and 618 negative cases. Cimarron County has 1 positive case, Beaver County has 15 positive cases while Texas County has 343 positive tests.

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19

Seward County – 20 hospitalized
Ford County – 14 hospitalized
Finney County – 12 hospitalized
Stevens County – 1 hospitalized
Some of the individuals have been discharged from the hospital.

Deaths due to COVID 19
Finney County – 4
Ford County – 3
Seward County – 0
Texas County – 3

Statewide in Kansas there has been 6,501 positive tests, 41,207 negative tests, and 152 deaths related to COVID 19.

Oklahoma has registered a total of 4,424 positive tests, 84,869 negative tests, and 266 deaths have been attributed to the Coronavirus.

 

Latest Stories

Housing Help Available for Tenants and Landlords

The economic impact of the pandemic has left many Kansans unemployed or underemployed, uncertain how they will pay rent. While moratoriums provide temporary protection...

American AgCredit Welcomes New CEO

American AgCredit is pleased to welcome Curt Hudnutt as its new President and Chief Executive Officer,...

Haskell County Road 40 to close west of U.S. 83

Haskell County Road 40 to close west of U.S. 83 Crews are expected to close 40th...