TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on Jan. 27

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(Infographic by Julie Freijat | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department reported 59 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the local total to 5,886 cases. There are 295 active cases in the county.

Additionally, there are 20 new recoveries, bringing the local total to 5,561.

(Infographic by Sean Schaper | Collegian Media Group)
(Infographic by Sean Schaper | Collegian Media Group)

Eleven individuals are hospitalized at Ascension Via Christi in Manhattan at this time. Three are in intensive care.

On Monday, the health department announced two additional deaths related to COVID-19. A 90-year-old female and a 72-year-old male passed away last week at Ascension Living Via Christi Village and Ascension Via Christi Hospital respectively.

(Infographic by Julie Freijat | Collegian Media Group)
(Infographic by Julie Freijat | Collegian Media Group)

On campus, there is a 3.75 percent positivity rate for the week of Jan. 18 through 22. In Riley County as a whole, the positivity rate is just over eight percent.

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Bailey Britton
My name is Bailey Britton and I am the editor-in-chief of the Collegian. Previously, I have been the assistant news editor and the managing editor. I have also interned for the Manhattan Mercury and the Colby Free Press. I grew up in Colby, Kansas, and I am a junior in journalism and English. Through the Collegian, I aim to provide the K-State community with quality news coverage while we learn to serve our campus.