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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: July 9, 2020

7-9-20 Daily Update: 144 Active, 185 Recovered, 3 Deaths

7-9 daily update

(RILEY COUNTY, KS – July 9, 2020) Riley County has 7 new positive cases since yesterday’s report and 4 more recovered. 144 (+3) active, 185 (+4) recovered. There have been 3 COVID-related deaths in Riley County.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan still has one positive patient who is on a ventilator and no (0) PUI patients. A PUI is a Person Under Investigation; someone who has symptoms of COVID-19 and is waiting for test results.

Konza United Way is in need of more donated cloth masks to meet the demand of Riley County residents. Masks for both children and adults are needed. They will accept donations on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 3:00 p.m. or by appointment. Please drop off masks at their office located in Downtown Manhattan at 555 Poyntz Avenue, Suite 245. For more information, please contact Konza United Way at (785) 776-3779 or visit their website at

Riley County Statistics for Thursday, July 9, 2020:

  • Total positive cases in Riley County Residents: 332*
  • Total Active: 144
  • Total Recovered: 185
  • Currently Hospitalized: 1
  • Total deaths: 3
  • Pending test results: 242
  • Negative test results: 3,180
  • Gender: Female: 44.6% (148)   Male: 55.4% (185)
  • Average age: 30.27 years

*Please note, KDHE is reporting a total of 301 for Riley County. That number is incorrect. The total number of positives for Riley County is 332. The public can find daily updates for statewide statistics at

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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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