(RILEY COUNTY, KS – June 5, 2020) Riley County has 1 new positive patient, for a cumulative total of 68. The patient is a 35 year-old female and the Riley County Health Department is conducting disease investigation and contact tracing. People who have come into close contact with this patient are being notified directly.
Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan has 2 positive patients on ventilators and 1 Person Under Investigation (PUIs) currently hospitalized. A PUI is a person who has symptoms and is waiting for test results.
Kansas has a total of 10,393 positives. That represents an increase of 223 cases since Wednesday, June 3. To date, there have been 917 hospitalizations and 232 deaths in Kansas. The public can find daily updates for statewide statistics at https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/160/COVID-19-in-Kansas
*KDHE is reporting 67 positives for Riley County but that total does not include the most recent patient. The total for Riley County is 68.
This graph represents test results, by date, for Riley County residents, by week, starting with the 10th week of the year which began March 1. The percentage of positive tests to total test results is an important indicator.
For more information about Riley County’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, visit the Riley County website at https://www.rileycountyks.gov/covid19, follow RCHD on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Rileycountyhealthdepartment/ and Twitter @RileyCoHealth.