Mar 22, 2021 7:45 PM

Riley County health officials confirm one more COVID-19 related death

Posted Mar 22, 2021 7:45 PM

One additional COVID-positive patient has died in Riley County. The patient was a 97-year-old female. She tested positive on January 4th and passed away on March 15th. Her passing brings the total number of COVID-related deaths in the county to 36. 

Riley County has identified 17 new positive coronavirus cases and 15 additional recoveries since the last report on March 17, 2021.  

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