The Riley County Health Department reported 39 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the local total to 2,084.
People 18 to 24-years-old make up about 70 percent of all positive cases recorded locally — about 1,500 of the unique cases.
In all, 2,002 people who previously tested positive for COVID-19 are recovered, leaving 71 active cases.
Riley County counts 11 COVID-19-related deaths to date, announcing three new deaths this month.
There is one positive patient currently hospitalized at Ascension Via Christi.
Riley County reported a 5.9 percent positivity rate for the week of Oct. 11 — a one percent decrease from the previous week. The most recent report from Kansas State showed an on-campus positivity rate of 2.2. percent.
Since Aug. 17, the first day of classes at Kansas State, the county has added more than 1,500 new cases of COVID-19.
Up-to-date information about negative tests and pending tests is unavailable at this time.