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.
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.