TAKE A LOOK: COVID-19 in Riley County by the numbers on March 17

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(Infographic by Julie Freijat | Collegian Media Group)

The Riley County Health Department announced 19 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 16 additional recoveries on March 17, bringing the total of active cases to 56 cases.

Riley County has reported 6,271 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic as well as 6,180 recoveries. There have been 35 deaths in the county, with two announced on March 15.

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

Ascension Via Christi hospital in Manhattan is not currently caring for any positive patients.

On campus, Kansas State reports a positivity rate of 0.7 percent.

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