TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on Aug. 28

(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department reported 136 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the local total to 810. This is the single largest increase in cases documented at any point during the pandemic in Riley County.

Since Aug. 17 — the first day of classes at K-State — the county has added 315 new cases of COVID-19.

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

Additionally, 394 of those who previously tested positive are considered to be recovered, leaving 411 active cases in the county. Riley County has documented five COVID-19-related deaths.

At this time, there have been 6,600 negative tests administered in the county and 206 tests are pending.

Kaylie Mclaughlin
My name is Kaylie McLaughlin and I'm the 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.