Jun 29, 2020 6:07 PM

COVID-19 Report is released for Riley County

Posted Jun 29, 2020 6:07 PM

  Riley County health officials have released the preliminary  numbers for positive COVID-19 cases. They show a continued increase, with 15 new cases since Sunday's report. The new total is 222, with 134 active, 85 recovered, and 3 deaths.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan has 1 positive patient who is also on a ventilator, and 1 PUI.  

One additional staff person at Riley County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) has tested positive, for a total of seven positives associated with this outbreak. Two of the pending tests came back negative and one more person has been tested. Results will be shared when they are available. Any patients who were transported by any EMS staff who later tested positive will be contacted by the Riley County Health Department.

Anyone who has symptoms of COVID-19 should call the Riley County Health Department’s Screening Hotline to speak with a nurse at 785-323-6400. The Screening Hotline is staffed Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. After hours, please contact your physician, Kstat, or other urgent care service if you have questions. If you have an emergency, call 911.

Riley County Statistics for Monday, June 29, 2020:

  1. Total positive cases in Riley County Residents: 222
  2. Total Active: 134
  3. Total Recovered: 85
  4. Currently Hospitalized: 1
  5. Total deaths: 3
  6. Pending test results: 174
  7. Negative test results: 2,509