TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on Aug. 26

(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department reported 68 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the local total to 674.

Additionally, 379 of those who previously tested positive are considered to be recovered. There are 290 active cases in the county. Riley County has documented five COVID-19-related deaths.

(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)
(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)

At this time, there have been 6,378 negative tests administered in the county and 178 tests are pending.

There is one person hospitalized with a confirmed case 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.