TAKE A LOOK: Here’s how COVID-19 numbers in Riley County compare to Kansas

(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)

Local health officer Julie Gibbs said while there’s no evidence of community spread in Riley County, it’s “only a matter of time” before there is.

Riley County is currently reporting 11 positive cases of COVID-19. Across the state of Kansas, there are 698 cases.

Statewide, the median age of patients is 55 years old. Within Riley County, the median age of COVID-19 patients is 36.

My name is Kaylie McLaughlin and I'm the ex-managing editor and audience engagement manager of the Collegian. Previously, I've been the editor-in-chief and the news editor. In the past, I have also contributed to the Royal Purple Yearbook and KKSU-TV. Off-campus, you can find my bylines in the Wichita Eagle, the Shawnee Mission Post and KSNT News. I grew up just outside of Kansas City in Shawnee, Kansas. I’m a senior in digital journalism with a minor in French and a secondary focus in international and area studies. As a third-generation K-Stater, I bleed purple and my goal is to serve the Wildcat community with accurate coverage.