Oct 09, 2020 9:36 PM

Health officials update COVID-19 numbers

Posted Oct 09, 2020 9:36 PM

Health officials reported on Friday that Riley County has 8 new positive cases and 4 additional recoveries since Wednesday’s report.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for 1 positive patient. The patient has symptoms severe enough to require hospitalization.

Riley County Statistics for Friday, October 9, 2020:

  1. Total positive cases in Riley County Residents: 1,945
  2. Total active: 138
  3. Total recovered: 1,798
  4. Total deaths: 9

Case counts are preliminary and subject to verification.

A wedding that took place in Riley County the weekend of September 26 has now been declared an outbreak. So far, a total of 12 people who attended the wedding ceremony, reception, and other events have tested positive. All 12 patients are residents of other counties and all close contacts have been notified.

There are currently 15 active outbreaks in Riley County. The numbers below represent the number of active cases, recovered cases, and deaths associated with each of the outbreaks as well as the potential expiration dates.

An outbreak is declared released or expired when 28 days have passed without a new positive case associated with that outbreak.