TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on July 10


The Riley County Health Department reported seven new cases on Thursday and five new cases on Friday, bringing the local total of COVID-19 positives to 337.

Additionally, 193 of those who previously tested positive are considered to be recovered. There are 141 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.

The resident who was previously hospitalized with COVID-19 complications is now off the ventilator and registered a negative test, local health officer Julie Gibbs said.

At this time, there have been 3,250 negative tests administered in the county and 243 tests are pending.

Kaylie Mclaughlin
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