TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 by the numbers in Riley County on Dec. 7

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(Infographic by Kaylie McLaughlin | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department reported 118 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the local total to 4,023.

People 18 to 24-years-old make up about 56 percent of all positive cases recorded locally — about 2,250 unique cases.

In all, 3,623 people who previously tested positive for COVID-19 in Riley County are recovered, leaving 384 active cases.

There are 11 positive patients currently hospitalized at Ascension Via Christi in Manhattan. An additional two possible positive patients are hospitalized as well.

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

In all, 16 individuals have died from COVID-19 related complications in Riley County.

At this time, there are 13 active outbreaks in the county, but because of a change in policy, active outbreaks are not recorded by location in the county’s health reports, but by type of location. At this time, there are four outbreaks associated with long term care facilities, one outbreak with a school, three with health care facilities, two with athletic teams and three with group living.

Up-to-date information about pending and negative tests is unavailable at this time.

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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.