TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on Mar. 1

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(Infographic by Julie Freijat | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department reported four new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the local total to 6,189 positive cases. Of those cases, 64 are active.

The health department also announced 57 additional recoveries since Friday, bringing the total recoveries to 6,092.

At Ascension Via Christi hospital in Manhattan, one individual is hospitalized.

Of the total positive cases in Riley County, 46 percent are in individuals aged 18-24.

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

A K-State Today news release on Friday morning said the university will not make changes to its COVID-19 policies and guidance.

“K-State will continue requiring face coverings, physical distancing and limits on gatherings on university property. We are aware that the Riley County Health Department has issued a new local health order that relaxes some restrictions,” the announcement said.

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Sean Schaper
My name is Sean Schaper, and I'm the news editor for the Collegian. I’m a junior in journalism with a secondary focus in film studies. I grew up right outside of Kansas City in Leawood, Kansas. As a first-generation K-Stater, I look forward to leaving behind accurate coverage for the current and future Wildcat community.