(RILEY COUNTY, KS – August 12, 2020) Riley County has 6 new positive cases and 17 more recoveries since Monday’s report. The totals are now 115 active, 369 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.
Riley County Statistics for Wednesday, August 12, 2020:
Total positive cases in Riley County Residents: 489
Total Active: 115
Total Recovered: 369
Total deaths: 5
Pending test results: 162
Negative test results: 5,009
Average age: 32.2 years old
Gender: Female: 48.3% (236), Male 51.7% (253)
Case counts are preliminary and subject to verification.
*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 today, 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.