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Posted on: May 5, 2021

05-05-21: 42 new COVID-positive cases in Riley County

RILEY COUNTY COVID UPDATE

(RILEY COUNTY, KS – May 5, 2021) Riley County has identified 42 new positive Coronavirus cases and 43 additional recoveries since the last report on April 28, 2021. 

The percent of positive cases for the week of April 18 was 3.2%. That translates to 33 of the 1,028 tests performed coming back positive. This is a slight increase from last week in which there was a 1.8% positive rate. 

Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is caring for one COVID-positive patient. The individual is not in the Intensive Care Unit. 

Vaccination Updates: 

Effective immediately, online appointment scheduling is no longer available. Please call to schedule. Individuals interested in making an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine can call the Riley County Health Department at 785-565-6560 M-F between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. 

Vaccine Operations (RCHD): 

  • Received dose 2 of 2 (Fully vaccinated): 19,184
  • Received dose 1 of 2: 2,117

Riley County Statistics for May 5:

  • Total positive cases in Riley County Residents: 6,463
  • Total active: 41
  • Total recovered: 6,379
  • Total deaths: 43

POSITIVE RATE 

Week 17 (April 25- May 1) 3.2%

  • 33 positive cases 
  • 1028 total tests

Week 16 (April 18- April 24) 1.8% 

  • 27 positive cases
  • 1,430 total tests 

Two-week average: 2.44%

  • 60 positive 
  • 2458 total tests

The next written update will be published on Wednesday, May 12. 

For general questions related to the COVID-19 vaccine timelines and availability, members of the public can check the FAQ information online at https://www.rileycountyks.gov/.../Frequently-Asked-Questions  

Questions can also be emailed to [email protected]

MAY 5 COVID DATA

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