News Flash

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: June 2, 2021

06-02-21 Update: 43 new positive COVID cases in Riley County

RILEY COUNTY COVID UPDATE

(RILEY COUNTY, KS – June 2, 2021) Riley County has identified 43 new positive Coronavirus cases and 19 additional recoveries since the last report on May 26, 2021. 

The percent of positive cases for the week of May 23 was 9.7%. That translates to 51 of the 526 tests performed coming back positive. Please note the number of people being tested continues to decrease. 

One COVID-positive patient is currently under care at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. No patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). 

“The increase in cases reminds us of the importance of getting vaccinated and following CDC guidelines. Individuals who are not fully vaccinated should continue to wear masks in crowded indoor and outdoor settings. Everyone should continue hand hygiene and social distancing when feasible. By following these recommendations, it will allow Riley County to continue to return to normal and keep our community safe,” said Riley County Local Health Officer Julie Gibbs. 

Vaccines are still being offered at the Riley County Health Department. Please call 785-565-6560 M-F between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm to schedule an appointment.  

Individuals who attended the Youth Vaccine Clinic on May 20th are invited to return for their second dose next Thursday, June 10th, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Those who need the first dose are also welcome but are encouraged to make an appointment by calling the number above. 

Vaccine Operations (RCHD): 

Received dose 2 of 2 (Fully vaccinated): 20,971

Received dose 1 of 2: 1,150 

Riley County Statistics for June 2:

  • Total positive cases in Riley County Residents: 6,595
  • Total active: 68
  • Total recovered: 6,484
  • Total deaths: 43

POSITIVE RATE 

Week 21 (May 23 - May 29) 9.7%

  • 51 positive cases 
  • 526 total tests

Week 20 (May 16 - May 22) 3.1%

  • 21 positive cases
  • 686 total tests

Two-week average: 5.94%

  • 72 positive 
  • 1212 total tests

Testing

If individuals are traveling out of the state or country, they can contact the RCHD to get a PCR saliva test kit to take before they travel. Most overseas travel requires a negative test result within 72 hours of flying. 

The Riley County Health Department provides rapid and saliva-based testing at Riley County Health Department. Please call our screening call center at 785-323-640 for more information. 

The next written update will be published on Wednesday, June 9. 

For general questions related to the COVID-19 vaccine members of the public can check the FAQ information online at https://www.rileycountyks.gov/.../Frequently-Asked-Questions

Questions can also be emailed to covid19vaccine@gmail.com

JUNE 2 COVID STATS


Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

man wearing a mask

Riley County to Rescind Mask Mandate

Posted on: April 29, 2021
Riley County Vaccine Stats Breakdown January 22

01-22-21 Update: 75 new positive cases

Posted on: January 22, 2021
graphic icon for vaccine - drawing of syringe

Sign Up to Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on: January 13, 2021
1-13-21 Graphic Update

1-13-21 Update: 83 new positive cases

Posted on: January 13, 2021
1-11-21 graphic update

1-11-21 Update: 106 new positive cases

Posted on: January 11, 2021
1-8-21 Update Graphic

1-8-21 Update: 105 new positive cases

Posted on: January 8, 2021
1-6-21 update graphic

1-6-21 Update: 140 new positive cases

Posted on: January 6, 2021
12-30 update graphic

12-30-20 Update: 199 new positive cases

Posted on: December 30, 2020
12-28 update graphic

12-28-20 Update: 45 new positive cases

Posted on: December 28, 2020
12-21 update graphic

12-21-20 Update: 71 new positive cases

Posted on: December 21, 2020
12-18 update graphic

12-18-20 Update: 98 new positive cases

Posted on: December 18, 2020
12-11-20 media update

12-11-20 Update: 94 new positive cases

Posted on: December 11, 2020
12-9 update graphic

12-9-20 Update: 153 new positive cases

Posted on: December 9, 2020
12-7 update graphic

12-7-20 Update: 118 new positive cases

Posted on: December 7, 2020
12-4 update graphic

12-4-20 Update: 125 new positive cases

Posted on: December 4, 2020

12-3-20 Reporting outbreaks by category

Posted on: December 3, 2020
11-30 update graphic

11-30-20 Update: 145 new positive cases

Posted on: November 30, 2020
11-23 update graphic

11-23-20 Update: 271 New Positive Cases

Posted on: November 23, 2020
11-20 update graphic

11-20-20 Update: 114 New Positive Cases

Posted on: November 20, 2020
11-18 update graphic

11-18-20 Update: 56 New Positive Cases

Posted on: November 18, 2020
11-16 status graphic

11-16-20 Update: 180 New Positive Cases

Posted on: November 16, 2020
11-9 update graphic

11-9-20 Update: 126 New Positive Cases

Posted on: November 9, 2020
11-6 update graphic

11-6-20 Update: 86 New Positive Cases

Posted on: November 6, 2020
11-4 update graphic

11-4-20 Update: 60 New Positive Cases

Posted on: November 4, 2020
10-30 status graphic

10-30-20 Update: 37 New Cases

Posted on: October 30, 2020
halloween graphic - risk levels

Guidance for Celebrating Halloween

Posted on: October 29, 2020
10-28 update graphic

10-28-20 Update: 37 New Cases

Posted on: October 28, 2020
10-26 update graphic

10-26-20 Update: 29 New Cases

Posted on: October 26, 2020