TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on Feb.22

(Infographic by Julie Freijat | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 additional recoveries on Feb 22, bringing the total of active cases to 134.

There are two individuals hospitalized for COVID-19 at Ascension Via Christi hospital in Manhattan, one of whom is in intensive care.

On Friday, RCHD announced a 76-year-old woman died from COVID-19 related illness. Hers is the 33rd death in Riley County.

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

Riley County has have 6,168 total cases of COVID-19 and 6,001 recoveries.

The health department will continue to vaccinate those in phase two of the vaccine distribution plan this week and hopes to start phase three in early March.

My name is Bailey Britton and I am the former 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.