The Riley County Health Department reported nine new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the local case total to 242.
Additionally, 107 of those who previously tested positive are considered to be recovered. There are 132 active cases in the county.
Riley County has documented three COVID-19-related deaths. The two most recent deaths were both associated with an outbreak at an extended care facility in Leonardville.
Currently, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is monitoring five known outbreaks — three of which are related to the Aggieville business district.
Another outbreak is associated with the Kansas State football team after 14 players tested positive.
The newest outbreak in the county was announced after eight people with Riley County Emergency Medical Services tested positive.
There is one resident hospitalized with COVID-19, and they are on a ventilator.
At this time, there have been 2,631 negative tests administered in the county and 193 tests are pending.