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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: May 6, 2020

5-6-20 Daily Update: 55 Positive, 20 Active

5-6 status update

(RILEY COUNTY, KS – May 6, 2020) There are no new positive cases in Riley County for the third day in a row and the total remains at 55. Of that total, 20 cases are active and 35 people have recovered.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan has 2 positive patients and 2 Persons Under Investigation (PUIs).

There have now been 5,734 positive cases in Kansas. That represents an increase of 276 cases statewide since yesterday. There have been 571 hospitalizations and 144 deaths in Kansas. The daily updates from the state are available to the public at

Riley County Statistics for Wednesday, May 6, 2020:

  • Total positive cases in Riley County Residents: 55
  • Total Active: 20
  • Total Recovered: 35
  • Pending test results: 55
  • Negative test results: 544

5-6 summary snip

For more information about Riley County’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, visit the Riley County website at, follow RCHD on Facebook at and Twitter @RileyCoHealth.

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