TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on Aug. 12

(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department reported 12 new case of COVID-19 this week so far, bringing the local total to 489.

Additionally, 369 of those who previously tested positive are considered to be recovered. There are 115 active cases in the county.

Riley County has documented five COVID-19-related deaths.

At this time, there have been 5,009 negative tests administered in the county and 162 tests are pending.

There are two current hospitalizations of people with confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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.