(RILEY COUNTY, KS – April 25, 2020) There are 3 new positive cases in Riley County again today, which brings the local total to 43. There are now 22 active patients and 21 who have recovered.
The Riley County patient who was hospitalized has been released to continue recovery at home.
The new patients are a male age 22 and two females, both age 23. All three are known contacts of positive cases, and all are in isolation at their homes.
There is 1 new positive case in Pottawatomie County, for a total of 9, and 1 new positive in Geary County for a total of 10.
The Kansas total saw a third day of significant increases and there are now 3,056 positives statewide. This represents 279 new cases since yesterday. There are 474 people in the hospital and 117 deaths in Kansas.
Riley County Statistics for Saturday, April 25, 2020:
Note: Following CDC guidelines, patients are to remain in isolation through the duration of illness and are considered to be recovered after the following criteria have been met: At least three days (72 hours) since resolution of fever, without the use of fever-reducing medications and Improvement of respiratory symptoms AND At least seven days have passed since symptoms first appeared https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/disposition-in-home-patients.html
*Yesterday morning a total of 113 pending tests was reported to the media, but it included patients swabbed at area facilities who may not be Riley County residents. The numbers in the table refer only to confirmed Riley County residents, and exclude others who’ve been tested here with addresses in other counties or with incomplete address information at this time.
For more information about Riley County’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, visit the Riley County website at https://www.rileycountyks.gov/covid19, follow RCHD on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Rileycountyhealthdepartment/ and Twitter @RileyCoHealth.