Riley County reports 114 new positive COVID-19 cases and 73 recoveries

Riley County is reporting 114 new positive COVID-19 cases and 73 recoveries since Wednesday. This puts the county’s total number active cases at 473 and recoveries at 2,670. Ascension Via Christi Hospital is currently caring for six COVID-19 positive patients and four persons under investigation. 1,492 people took part in the free testing events at [...]

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By |2020-11-20T14:29:40-06:00November 20th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports 114 new positive COVID-19 cases and 73 recoveries

Riley County reports 56 new positive COVID-19 cases and 175 recoveries

Riley County is reporting 56 new positive COVID-19 cases and 175 recoveries since Monday. This brings the county’s total number of active cases to 432 and recoveries to 2,597. The percent positive rate in Riley County for the week of Nov. 8 came in at 18.6 percent, down slightly from the previous week’s rate of [...]

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By |2020-11-18T19:02:09-06:00November 18th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports 56 new positive COVID-19 cases and 175 recoveries

Riley County reports 180 new positive COVID-19 cases and 54 recoveries

Riley County is reporting 180 new positive COVID-19 cases and 54 recoveries since Friday. This brings the county’s total number of active cases to 551 and recoveries to 2,422. Ascension Via Christi Hospital is currently caring for 11 positive patients and two Persons Under Investigation (PUI). Two of the PUIs and three of the positive [...]

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By |2020-11-16T14:28:40-06:00November 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports 180 new positive COVID-19 cases and 54 recoveries

Riley County reports 14th COVID-19 related death, 170 new positive cases and one new outbreak

Riley County has reported its 14th COVID-19 related death. The victim was an 81-year-old male who died at the Wamego Health Center after testing positive on Nov. 1. Riley County is also reporting 170 new positive cases and 96 recoveries. This brings the county’s total number of active cases to 425 and recoveries to 2,368. [...]

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By |2020-11-13T14:44:11-06:00November 13th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports 14th COVID-19 related death, 170 new positive cases and one new outbreak

Riley County to offer free COVID-19 testing on Monday, Nov. 16

The Riley County Health Department will offer a free testing event this Monday, Nov. 16, in addition to the weekly testing event on Thursday. “We’re doing that mainly for individuals who want to travel for Thanksgiving and students who’d like to travel home,” Gibbs said. “We’re doing that so that they know what their status [...]

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By |2020-11-12T10:37:51-06:00November 12th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County to offer free COVID-19 testing on Monday, Nov. 16

Riley County to offer free COVID-19 testing on Monday, Nov. 16

The Riley County Health Department will offer a free testing event this Monday, Nov. 16, in addition to the weekly testing event on Thursday. “We’re doing that mainly for individuals who want to travel for Thanksgiving and students who’d like to travel home,” Gibbs said. “We’re doing that so that they know what their status [...]

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By |2020-11-12T10:37:51-06:00November 12th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County to offer free COVID-19 testing on Monday, Nov. 16

Riley County reports 13th COVID death; 114 new positive cases

The Riley County health department has reported the county’s 13th COVID related death since the beginning of the pandemic. A 63 year-old Riley County resident died Wednesday morning after testing positive for coronavirus on Nov 2. He lived at Via Christi Village and passed away at Ascension Via Christi hospital. Riley County has 114 new [...]

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By |2020-11-11T12:29:22-06:00November 11th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News|Comments Off on Riley County reports 13th COVID death; 114 new positive cases

Riley County reports 126 new COVID-19 cases, 60 recoveries and one new outbreak

Riley County is reporting 126 new COVID-19 cases and 60 recoveries. This brings the number of active cases in the county to 258 and recoveries to 2,253. Ascension Via Christi Hospital is currently caring for six COVID-19 positive patients and one person under investigation. Four of the patients under the hospital’s care are in the [...]

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By |2020-11-09T14:28:50-06:00November 9th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports 126 new COVID-19 cases, 60 recoveries and one new outbreak

Riley County reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, 39 recoveries and two new outbreaks

Riley County has reported that 86 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 39 recoveries have been identified since Wednesday. This brings the county’s total number of active cases to 192 and recoveries to 2,193. Ascension Via Christi Hospital is currently caring for four COVID-19 positive patients and four persons under investigation. Four of these patients, [...]

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By |2020-11-06T13:53:49-06:00November 6th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, 39 recoveries and two new outbreaks

Riley County to offer free COVID-19 testing every Thursday through the end of the year

The Riley County Health Department is now offering free COVID-19 testing every Thursday through the end of the year, except for on Christmas and Thanksgiving. Julie Gibbs, Riley County Health Department director, says the free drive-thru testing events will take place at the barns in CiCo Park. “That will be consistent,” Gibbs said. “We found [...]

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By |2020-11-05T11:56:37-06:00November 5th, 2020|COVID-19, Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County to offer free COVID-19 testing every Thursday through the end of the year
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