(RILEY COUNTY, KS – August 10, 2020) Riley County has 6 new positive cases since Friday’s report. The totals are now 126 active, 352 recovered, and 5 deaths.
Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for 2 positive patients and zero PUI* patients at this time. Each of the patients have symptoms severe enough to require hospitalization. One of the positive patients is on a ventilator.
Anyone interested in being tested should contact their health care provider or call the Riley County Screening Line at 785-323-6400.
Please note, case counts are preliminary and subject to verification.
2020-32 (last week): 5.72%
This chart represents test results, by week, for Riley County residents. The graph starts with the 10th week of the year (beginning March 1) and ends with the 31st week (starting July 26). The percentage of positive tests to total test results is an important indicator of how the virus is spreading locally.
*A PUI is a Person Under Investigation; a patient who has symptoms of COVID-19 and is waiting for test results.
The next video update will be Wednesday, August 12 at 4:15 p.m. on the Riley County Health Department’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Rileycountyhealthdepartment/.
For more information about Riley County’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, visit the Riley County website at www.rileycountyks.gov/coronavirus, follow RCHD on Facebook at /Rileycountyhealthdepartment/ and Twitter @RileyCoHealth.