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

(Infographic by Julie Freijat | Collegian Media Group)

On Monday, the Riley County Health Department announced a 97-year-old woman died from COVID-19 related illness. This is the 36th death in Riley County.

She tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan. 4 and died on March 15.

Additionally, the health department announced 17 new positive cases and 15 recoveries since the last report on March 15. There are 57 active cases in the county.

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

In total, there have been 6,288 people in Riley County who have tested positive for COVID-19, and 6,195 recoveries.

There is currently one positive patient hospitalized at Ascension Via Christi hospital in Manhattan.

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

Additionally, 6,961 people are fully vaccinated — have received two doses — and 6,464 have received one dose of the vaccine.

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.