(RILEY COUNTY, KS – July 3, 2020) Riley County has 12 new positive cases since yesterday’s report, bringing the total to 273. There are now 148 (+3) active, 122 (+9) recovered, and 3 deaths. Almost 56% of all the cases in Riley County have been identified in patients between the ages of 18-24. The next largest group are patients between the ages of 25-34, representing almost 17%.
The Riley County Health Department is closed today but contact tracing staff are still working from the Emergency Operations Center. The Riley County Screening Line 785-323-6400, where residents can call for information about symptoms and testing, will be open today until 5:00 p.m. The Swabbing Station is not open to administer tests today or over the weekend, and will reopen on Monday.
Kstat West is open today and tomorrow from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you are having a medical emergency call 911.
Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan has one positive patient who is on a ventilator and no (0) PUI patients currently hospitalized.
Riley County Statistics for Friday, July 3, 2020:
*Please note, KDHE is reporting a total of 249 for Riley County. That number is incorrect. The total number of positives for Riley County is 273. The public can find daily updates for statewide statistics at https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/160/COVID-19-in-Kansas.
There will be a live update on the Riley County Facebook page today at 4:15.
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.