Wednesday, June 3 summary
The number of positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Boone County is currently 162 with 127 who have been released from isolation at the time of publishing. There are 9 new cases from the previous press release update and the number released from isolation has increased by 2. There is an additional death, bringing the total to 2. The person was hospitalized, but not due to COVID-19. Below is information about what Boone County residents should do if they tested positive for COVID-19 at the statewide testing at Hickman High School.
Cases in Boone County
|Total positive cases||Active||Released from isolation||Deaths|
<15: 15 cases
15-24: 41 cases (2 additional cases from the previous update)
25-44: 58 cases (4 additional cases from the previous update)
45-64: 39 cases (3 additional cases from the previous update)
65+: 9 cases
Travel-related: 30 cases
Contact to a confirmed case: 79 cases (5 additional cases from the previous update, 1 moved from the "unknown" category)
Community transmission: 46 cases
Unknown: 7 cases (4 additional cases from the previous update)
Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) states that they are hearing reports that some people are receiving their results from the statewide COVID-19 testing at Hickman High School that was conducted earlier this week. Anyone living in Boone County who tested positive is encouraged to read the attached document thoroughly and begin home isolation immediately. A member of PHHS will contact positive cases as soon as possible with more information. Anyone who tests positive is asked to begin compiling a list of direct contacts to assist contact tracers.
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.