May 16, 2020 2:01 PM

Riley County offices will reopen Monday

Posted May 16, 2020 2:01 PM

Health Officer Julie Gibbs said Friday afternoon that the Riley County offices will open to the public on Monday, "with a few limitations and many modifications. We want to keep our employees and the public safe so please have patience with us during this reopening."

Gibbs also told a Friday afternoon briefing audience via the Health Department Facebook page that Phase 1.5 that begins on Monday "will open up a lot more businesses to include barbershops and salons as well as fitness centers and gyms, given they follow certain guidelines."

Governor Kelly has put Phase 1.5 in place to begin Monday.

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Riley County has one new COVID-19 case

Riley County has had one new positive COVID-19 case since Wednesday’s report. The new patient is a man of unknown age who is associated with an outbreak in another county.

Riley County’s total number of positives is now 60. Of that total, 12 cases are active, 47 people have recovered, and 1 patient has died.

The Health Department said a total of 129 people have been tested in Riley County this week.