TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Shawnee County Well being Division held a digital media convention on, Thursday, Jan. 14 at 1:30 p.m.
The Stormont COVID-19 Scorecard reveals that as of Jan. 14, 2021 1,377 sufferers have been hospitalized since March, 15, 2020.
Stormont Vail whole vaccinations to this point have been 7,635.
Derik Flerlage, Shawnee County Well being Division Infectious Illness Division Supervisor for the Shawnee County Well being Division stated the county is at an all time excessive, whereas Shawnee County is at “uncontrolled.”
“With the rise, we all know the deaths will observe,” Flerlage stated.
Flerlage stated the elevated numbers have made it tough, if not inconceivable, to do the contact tracing that’s essential to mitigate the unfold of coronavirus.
The assembly will embody the next Shawnee County officers:
Derik Flerlage, Shawnee County Well being Division Infectious Illness Division Supervisor, Dr. Robert Kenagy, President & CEO Stormont Vail Well being, Steve Anderson, CEO College of Kansas Well being System St. Francis Campus, Dr. Cooley, Shawnee County Interim Well being Officer and Mayor Michelle De La Isla, Metropolis of Topeka.