Mar 24, 2021 3:35 PM

Riley County health provides the COVID-19 update on case numbers

Posted Mar 24, 2021 3:35 PM

Riley County health officials have identified 6 new positive coronavirus cases and 10 additional recoveries from COVID-19  since the last report on Monday.  The percent of positive cases for the week of March 14th was 1.8%. That translates to 32 of the 1,767 tests performed coming back positive. This is the eighth week in a row that Riley County has seen the percent of positive cases below 5%. 

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for one positive patient. No COVID-positive patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).