The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services is reporting one person has died from the coronavirus. This is the 241st person who has died from the coronavirus since the pandemic began in March 2020 in Boone County. The individual was in the 55-59 age group and died on Saturday.
The health department has reported that 13 new coronavirus cases were added to the information hub on Wednesday. The county delays reporting cases by two days.
The dashboard is showing seven COVID-19 patients in Boone County hospitals. Of the eight patients, one patient is in the ICU and one patient is on a ventilator.
Additionally, 44,697 previous COVID-19 cases were recorded previously.
Boone County is reported to have a low COVID-19 community level, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS).
Cole County reports seven new COVID cases
The Cole County Health Department reported seven new coronavirus cases on Wednesday.
According to the dashboard update, there are 17,429 total cases in the county since March 2020.
The Missouri coronavirus vaccine dashboard reports Cole County as having a low COVID-19 community level.
The Jefferson City School District reported one new coronavirus case in a student and no new cases in a staff member on Tuesday.
The district is reporting two active cases in students and no active case in a staff member.