The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services is reporting that 19 new coronavirus cases were added to the information hub on Thursday. The county delays reporting cases by two days.
The dashboard is showing 13 COVID-19 patients in Boone County hospitals. Of the 13 patients, three patients are in the ICU and one patient is on a ventilator.
The county has reported 43,153 since the pandemic began.
Boone County is reported to have a low COVID-19 community level, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS).
The Columbia Public Schools reports active coronavirus and quarantine cases to their website daily.
The district reported an 11.9 14-day rate for last Tuesday.
CPS reports that 16 district facilities (seven elementary schools, four middle schools, two high schools and three other district-wide facilities) currently have staff out because of COVID-19.
The district is reporting 18 coronavirus cases in staff across the district. The breakdown in staff shows seven staff members at an elementary school, five staff members at middle schools, two staff members at the high school and four staff members at district-wide facilities who have tested positive for COVID-19. Three staff members at elementary schools have to quarantine due to being in close contact.
The district reported nine district facilities that have reported coronavirus cases in students. In the district, there are five out of 21 elementary schools, two out of seven middle schools and two out of four high schools have reported coronavirus cases in students.
There are seven active coronavirus cases in the district. There are five cases in elementary schools and two cases at the high school level. There are 11 cases that are currently quarantined due to COVID. The district is reporting three cases at the elementary school level, seven at the middle school level and one at the high school level that is currently in quarantine.
Cole County reports nine new COVID cases; cases on Tuesday largest single-day increase in past two months
The Cole County Health Department reported nine new coronavirus cases on Thursday.
According to the dashboard update, there are 17,074 residential cases and 331 long-term care facility resident cases. That is 17,405 total cases in the county since March 2020.
The seven cases on Tuesday are the largest single-day reported in Cole County in the past two months.
The county has reported 200 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began.
The Missouri coronavirus vaccine dashboard reports Cole County as having a low COVID-19 community level.
The Jefferson City School District reported no new coronavirus case in a student or in a staff member on Wednesday.
The district is reporting one active case in a student and no active case in a staff member.