Friday, June 26 summary
The number of positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Boone County is currently 334 with 235 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 17. There are currently 97 active cases.
Cases in Boone County:
|Total Positive Cases||Active||Released from Isolation||Deaths|
<15: 29 cases (2 additional cases)
15-24: 108 cases (8 additional cases)
25-44: 107 cases (5 additional cases)
45-64: 61 cases (no additional cases)
65+: 29 cases (no additional cases)
Travel-related: 35 cases (1 additional case)
Contact to a confirmed case: 175 cases (6 additional cases)
Community transmission: 98 cases (1 additional case)
Unknown/pending investigation: 26 cases (7 additional cases)
Changes to City services
On May 19 Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services launched a new COVID-19 information hub for the City of Columbia and Boone County. The hub, updated daily, serves as a resource for the entire community with detailed information on the latest COVID-19 case statistics, testing, hospital status and more.
Beginning Wednesday, July 1, the City of Columbia will no longer produce the daily "City of Columbia coronavirus (COVID-19) update" as the daily case information is available on the hub. The hub can be viewed by visiting CoMo.gov/Coronavirus and clicking on "Boone County Information Hub." Additionally, PHHS publishes a daily "End of Day Summary" which can be viewed at https://www.como.gov/coronavirus/official-documents/.
Other important announcements, health orders or changes to City services will be shared with our community with individual press releases and social media to ensure the community is provided the most up-to-date information.
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.