August 20, 2021 COVID-19 Press Release




Contact: Pete Rogers – Phillips County Public Health Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                           August 20, 2021

4 New Positive Cases of Novel Coronavirus in Phillips County

Phillips County – The Phillips County Health Department has been notified of 4 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus in Phillips County since Wednesday.  The samples will be sent in to the KDHE lab for variant testing.  The results will be released upon receipt.  With the re-emergence of the virus and the emergence of the Delta variant in Phillips County, we encourage everyone to stay ever vigilant.  As a reminder, testing and vaccinations remain available to those wanting either.

1 male in his 20s 

1 female in her 40s

1 female in her 50s

1 female in her 80s


Community and overall:

Active 11

Probable 32, 32 of these have resolved

Resolved 672

Deaths 19

Totaling 702 positive cases since March 2020


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For general information, you may contact the EOC at 785-540-4262.


Pete Rogers

Phillips County Health Officer

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