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 Editor in Chief of the Collegian. I grew up just outside of Kansas City in Shawnee, Kansas. I’m a junior 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. I am fueled by a lot of coffee and I spend my (sparse) free time watching stand-up comedy.