Wednesday, June 17 summary
The number of positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Boone County is currently 232 with 187 who have been released from isolation at the time of publishing. There are 8 new cases from the previous press release update and the number released from isolation has increased by 4. There are currently 43 active cases. Below is information from Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) about possible public exposure of coronavirus at the Brookside Midtown pool.
Cases in Boone County
|Total positive cases||Active||Released from isolation||Deaths|
<15: 22 cases
15-24: 64 cases (2 additional cases)
25-44: 77 cases (3 additional cases)
45-64: 47 cases (3 additional cases)
65+: 22 cases
Travel-related: 34 cases
Contact to a confirmed case: 120 cases
Community transmission: 61 cases (1 case moved from the unknown category)
Unknown/pending investigation: 17 cases (8 additional cases)
PHHS is alerting Boone County residents that they may have been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 if they were at Brookside Midtown, 1221 E. Walnut, Friday, June 12, 2020. People who were at the pool that day are advised to monitor for symptoms consistent with the virus, as they may have been in close contact with someone who was infectious at that time.
Those symptoms include:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
- If you develop symptoms, please contact your health care provider, get tested and remain at home away from others while awaiting results. If you test positive, you will be asked to quarantine for 14 days.
- Regional testing sites: CoMo.gov/Health/Novel-Coronavirus-2019-COVID-19
- Missouri testing sites: health.mo.gov/living/healthcondiseases/communicable/novel-coronavirus/mobile-testing.php for listings of a site near you.
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.