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).