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THURSDAY UPDATES: Boone County rescheduling mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic Saturday

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Boone County is rescheduling the mobile vaccination clinic scheduled for Saturday due to the forecasted weather.

Officials say the new date for the mobile clinic is July 10.

The health department reported the following times previously for the mobile clinic:

  • First Baptist Church of Centralia, 101 S. Collier St., Centralia - 9 to 10 a.m.
  • North Hampton Apartments, 7000 Buckingham Square, Columbia - 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Gregory Heights Neighborhood, between 2626 and 2650 E. Oakbrook Dr., Columbia - 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Clearview Subdivision, Intersection of East Clearview Drive and Clearview Court, Columbia - 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • El Chaparral Neighborhood, 4250 E. Broadway, Columbia - 4 to 5 p.m.

The vaccination clinic at the Rock the Community event is still scheduled for Saturday, June 26, at Parkade Plaza.

Vaccines are free and do not require ID or health insurance. Anyone aged 12 or older is eligible for Pfizer. Anyone aged 18 and older is eligible for Johnson & Johnson. Parental consent forms are required for anyone under the age of 18.

Boone County reports highest number of active coronavirus cases in over two months

The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services is reporting 23 new COVID-19 cases.

There are currently 115 active cases in the county; an increase of 13 from Wednesday. This is the highest number of active cases in Boone County since March 1st when 139 cases were reported.

The county now has a reported total number of COVID-19 cases of 18,785.

The county has reported the total number of cases removed from isolation is 18,553, an increase of 10 from Wednesday.

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

May be an image of text that says 'June 24, 2021 Summary of Boone County, Missouri Positive COVID-19 Cases Active Cases Cases Released from Isolation Total Deaths 115 18553 Total Number of Cases 117 18785 Total Cases in 2020 14587 Total Cases in 2021 4198 Total Deaths in 2020 Total Deaths in 2021 85 32 Currently Hospitalized Have required Hospitalization 3 570'
Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services June 24 dashboard

The State of Missouri coronavirus vaccine dashboard is reporting that 90,083 residents have received their first dose in Boone County and 79,992 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 49.9%. The second closest in the state is St. Louis County with 48.4%.

Boone County is first in the state with a reported 44.3% of residents that have completed their coronavirus vaccine doses. St. Louis County is second in the state with 42.3% of residents have completed the doses for vaccination.

Cole County has the second-highest first vaccination rate in Mid-Missouri with 40.1%. Montgomery County is third with 36.2%.

Missouri hits highest positivity rate since February, adds 900+ new confirmed cases

Missouri hit a seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate of 7% Thursday morning.

The last time the state hit this positivity rate was Feb. 5, 2021.

According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, there were an additional 904 cases confirmed through PCR testing in the past 24 hours, bringing Missouri's total throughout the pandemic to 521,254.

Missouri health officials reported one new death due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 9,251 deaths.

The state health dashboard has reported 328 new probable cases of COVID-19 discovered through antigen testing. The state now has a total number of 92,506 probable cases.

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ABC 17 News Team


1 Comment

  1. You may notice a bit of a discrepancy in these numbers. While expounding on the increase in cases, positivity, and hospitalization, a significant increase in deaths is NOT mentioned. Which means there isn’t one. Which means there’s no reason for alarm over these increases, because they aren’t killing more. Might as well get alarmed about an increase in dandruff cases.

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