October 18, 2021 COVID-19 Press Release




Contact: Pete Rogers – Phillips County Public Health Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 October 18, 2021

31 New Positive Cases of Novel Coronavirus in Phillips County

Phillips County – The Phillips County Health Department has been notified of 31 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus in Phillips County since Tuesday of last week.   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.

5 under the age of 5

1 under the age of 15

4 in the 20s

4 in the 30s

1 in the 40s

3 in the 50s

3 in the 60s

7 in the 70s

3 in the 80s


Community and overall:

Active 25

Probable 37, 37 of these have resolved

Resolved 764

Deaths 21

Totaling 810 positive cases since March 2020


Phillips County residents can stay informed by visiting:

www.phillipscountyks.orgwww.kdheks.gov/coronavirus or http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus


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


Pete Rogers

Phillips County Health Officer

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