Wednesday, June 24 summary
The number of positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Boone County is currently 302 with 216 who have been released from isolation at the time of publishing. There are 15 new cases from the previous press release update and the number released from isolation has increased by 4. There are currently 84 active cases. Below is information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about if people who recover from COVID-19 are now immune.
Cases in Boone County
|Total positive cases||Active||Released from isolation||Deaths|
<15: 26 cases
15-24: 94 cases (7 additional cases)
25-44: 97 cases (4 additional cases)
45-64: 59 cases (2 additional cases)
65+: 26 cases (2 additional cases)
Travel-related: 34 cases
Contact to a confirmed case: 157 cases (3 additional cases, 3 cases moved from the unknown/pending category)
Community transmission: 91 cases (1 additional case, 3 cases moved from the unknown/pending category)
Unknown/pending investigation: 20 cases (11 additional cases)
The CDC states that it’s not yet known if people who recover from COVID-19 can get infected again. CDC and partners are investigating to determine if a person can get sick with COVID-19 more than once. Until they know more, they recommend continuing to take steps to protect yourself and others.
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.