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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: December 11, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 12-11-20 Update: 94 new positive cases

12-11-20 media update

(RILEY COUNTY, KS – December 11, 2020) Riley County has identified 94 new positive cases and 87 additional recoveries since the last report on Wednesday, December 9.

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for six positive patients and two PUI patients at this time. Four of these patients are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). 

A total of 558 people were swabbed at yesterday’s free testing event in CiCo Park. As results are received, positive patients will be contacted first. 

Any person who is sick or would like more information about how to get tested, should call the Riley County Screening Line at 785-323-6400. The Screening Line is staffed by nurses and is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Any person experiencing life-threatening symptoms should call 911.

Riley County Statistics for Friday, December 11, 2020:

  • Total positive cases in Riley County Residents: 4,270
  • Total active:  500
  • Total recovered: 3,754
  • Total deaths: 16

Case counts are preliminary and subject to verification. 

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The next written update will be published Monday, December 14. The next video update will be Wednesday, December 16 at 4:15 p.m. on the RCHD Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Rileycountyhealthdepartment/

Drive-up flu shots are available at the health department. Please make an appointment by calling 785-776-4779 ext. 7675 or schedule an appointment online at http://www.rileycountyks.gov/flu.  

For more information about Riley County’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, visit the Riley County website at www.rileycountyks.gov/coronavirus, follow RCHD on Facebook at /Rileycountyhealthdepartment/ and Twitter @RileyCoHealth.

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