An additional positive coronavirus case was announced Friday morning by the Riley County Health Department.
The patient is a Riley County woman and is a family member of a previous positive case. It’s the second case in two days, after a 62-year-old man tested positive Thursday.
Public Information Officer Vivienne Uccello says Ascension Via Christi has two current Riley County residents who are positive in the hospital and one person under investigation who is a Pottawatomie County resident.
Active cases locally total 21 in Riley County and four in Pottawatomie County with one probable case there too. Geary County has five active cases.
Since testing began in the region two months ago, Riley County has totaled 57 positive coronavirus cases. As of Thursday, Pottawatomie County had totaled 16 cases and Geary County has totaled 15, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment..
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