Tuesday, April 28 summary
The number of positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Boone County is currently 93 with 89 who have been released from isolation at the time of publishing. Below is information about changing the verbiage of "Recovered" cases to "Released from Isolation" to more accurately reflect the condition of these cases.
Cases in Boone County
|Total positive cases||Active||Released from isolation||Deaths|
<15: 1 case
15-24: 27 cases
25-44: 35 cases
45-64: 25 cases
65+: 5 cases
Travel-related: 28 cases
Contact to a confirmed case: 34 cases
Community transmission: 29 cases
Unknown: 2 cases
The "Recovered" cases section on this daily report and on CoMo.gov/Coronavirus has now been revised to "Released from Isolation" to more accurately reflect the condition of these cases (including all cases previously classified as "Recovered").
"Released from Isolation" is a more inclusive term to include not only those who no longer have a fever, but who also have had an improvement in respiratory symptoms and either at least 7 days have passed since symptoms first appeared or the patient has had two negative COVID-19 test results that were collected at least 24 hours apart.
Changes to City services
No additional changes at this time.
Official information from the City of Columbia and Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) can be found at CoMo.gov/Coronavirus. The City will also be utilizing City and PHHS official social media accounts to post updates. They can be found at @CoMoGov on Facebook and Twitter and @CoMoHealthDept on Facebook and @CoMo_HealthDept on Twitter.