Feb 19, 2021 6:11 PM

Riley County health confirms one additional COVID-19 dedath

Posted Feb 19, 2021 6:11 PM

 One additional COVID-positive patient has died in Riley County. The Health Department confirmed that the patient was a 76-year-old woman. She tested positive for COVID on February 3 and passed away on Wednesday, February 17, at Via Christi Hospital. Her passing brings the total number of COVID-related deaths in the county to 33. 

Riley County has identified ten new positive coronavirus cases and four additional recoveries since the last report on February 17, 2021. 

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for two  positive patients who are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).