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FRIDAY UPDATES: Boone County reports 27 Mid-Missouri residents hospitalized due to coronavirus

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The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services is reporting six new COVID-19 cases.

There are currently 52 active cases in the county, a decrease of seven cases from Thursday.

The county now has a reported total number of COVID-19 cases of 18,615.

The county has reported the total number of cases removed from isolation is 18,447, an increase of 13 cases from Thursday.

The health department's hospital status remains in yellow.

The health department is reporting five Boone County residents are in the hospital due to the coronavirus.

There are a total of 27 people hospitalized at a Boone County hospital due to the coronavirus.

The dashboard is showing 13 COVID-19 patients in the ICU and nine patients on a ventilator.

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Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services June 11 dashboard

The State of Missouri coronavirus vaccine dashboard is reporting that 88,635 residents have received their first dose in Boone County and 77,734 Boone County residents have completed their vaccine doses.

Boone County has the largest percentage of people in Mid-Missouri that have received at least one dose of the vaccine with 49.1%. The second closest in the state is St. Louis County with 47%.

Boone County is first in the state with a reported 43.1% of residents that have completed their coronavirus vaccine doses. St. Charles County is second in the state with 39.5% of residents have completed the doses for vaccination.

Cole County has the second-highest first vaccination rate in Mid-Missouri with 39.4%. Montgomery County is third with 35%.

Missouri positivity rate climbs to 5.1%

Missouri's seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate increased to 5.1% Friday, according to the state health dashboard.

State health dashboard on June 11, 2021.
State health dashboard on June 11, 2021.

The increase in positivity comes along with an additional 438 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total to 515,156.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services also added 199 probable cases of the virus to the dashboard Friday. In total, 89,861 probable cases of COVID-19 were discovered through antigen testing.

Two more Missourians died due to COVID-19. DHSS has recorded a total of 9,195 deaths in the state because of the virus.

The state dashboard says new cases are up more than 30% over the past seven days. The positivity rate has jumped 0.7 percentage point in that same time, while tests are up more than 10%. About 43% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine. For Missourians 18 and older that number is about 53% -- still well short of President Joe Biden's goal of having 70% of adults nationwide starting vaccination by July 1.

Updated vaccination data was not immediately available on the state health dashboard Friday morning.

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ABC 17 News Team

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  1. Anyone who spends any time studying the means of generating statistics for COVID has by now realized they are constantly being manipulated to encourage vaccination and surrender of your personal medial rights. From the excessive PCR test cycles used all of last year producing excessive false positive case count, to protocol for assigning cause of death being changed in order to create more deaths from COVID, up to the latest and greatest, completely different protocol for detecting a “case” being used for the vaccinated and the unvaccinated. Generating excessive case count for the unvaccinated, and under counting cases for the vaccinated. So the failure of the vaccine appears less than it really is, And the danger of not being vaccinated is exaggerated beyond belief. Brought to you by parties dedicated to delivering Pharma profit, and tyrant’s power.

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