Riley County tallies 75 new COVID cases; nearly 2,900 vaccines administered


Source: Riley County Health Department (Jan. 22, 2021)

Riley County health officials confirmed 75 new coronavirus cases and 34 additional recoveries Friday.

The number of patients being cared for at Ascension Via Christi fell to nine, including one in the Intensive Care Unit. Active cases totaled 402 as of Friday and the amount of total cases is nearing 5,800 since the pandemic began.

The health department is now also reporting the amount of the vaccine it has on hand in addition to the amount of doses that have been administered.

As of Friday, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment had shipped 3,670 vaccines to the health department, with nearly 2,862 vaccines administered.



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