May 26, 2021 6:20 PM

Riley County has identified new positive COVID-19 cases

Posted May 26, 2021 6:20 PM

Riley County health have identified 27 new positive Coronavirus cases and 17 additional recoveries since the last report on May 19th.

The percent of positive cases for the week of May 16 was 3.1%. That translates to 21 of the 681 tests performed coming back positive. The increase in percent positive cases is due to 30% fewer tests being performed. 

One COVID-positive patient is currently under care at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. No patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). 

Vaccine Operations (RCHD): 

Received dose 2 of 2 (Fully vaccinated): 20,738

Received dose 1 of 2: 1,343