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

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(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.

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Kaylie Mclaughlin
My name is Kaylie McLaughlin and I'm the 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.