TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on May 22

(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department reported its first new positive case of COVID-19 in a week, bringing the local total to 61. Additionally, 54 of those who previously tested positive are considered to be recovered.

The newest positive case is presenting in a 63-year-old male. How he contracted the virus is uncertain as “disease investigation is ongoing,” a press release said.

Riley County has documented one COVID-19 related death.

At this time, there have been 871 negative tests administered in the county and 102 tests are pending. Currently, three people are being monitored for possible exposure.

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.