TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on Aug. 31

(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department reported 112 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing the local total to 922.

Since Aug. 17 — the first day of classes at Kansas State — the county has added at least 400 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 recovered, leaving 523 active cases in the county. Riley County has documented five COVID-19-related deaths.

At this time, there have been 6,824 negative tests administered in the county and 165 tests are pending.

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.