Feb 08, 2021 8:42 PM

Riley County provides a COVID-19 update

Posted Feb 08, 2021 8:42 PM

Health officials confirm that Riley County has identified 23 new positive coronavirus cases and 89 additional recoveries since the last report on February 5, 2021. 

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for five positive patients at this time. Three of the positive patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). 

In the coming weeks, Riley County will look at relaxing some of the restrictions if the downward trend continues. They remind the community to continue wearing masks, social distancing and keep social gatherings small.