UPDATE 18:20: The Pettis County Health Department reported two more COVID-19-related deaths since their last update on Friday.
According to the department, the total number of cases increased by 59 to 1727.
The number of new active cases has dropped from 21 to 451.
The number of refunds has increased by more than seven percent to 1,250.
Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 remained the same at 18.
The degree of positivity in the county is 11.7%, since the last update on October 17.
Three key indicators according to the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) when it comes to hospitals are the availability of a medical bed, the availability of an intensive care unit and the ventilator.
According to the MHA, the fan and the availability of the bed are green near the next level. The availability of the intensive care unit is 29%.
Hospitalization in Boone County is close to a record high since a week ago
The number of active cases has dropped from 49 to 340. This is the lowest number of active cases in the county since October 13, registering 338 cases.
The municipality reports a total of 5,956 cases and 5,600 recoveries according to the new scoreboard.
The average duration of five days continues to decline, falling to 43 on Monday from 52 peaks over the weekend on both Saturday and Sunday.
The health department reported another almost record number of hospitalizations. The department reported 90 hospitalizations, a record 91 set a week ago on October 19th.
Boone County residents make up 20 percent of all hospitalizations.
The county reported 31 patients in intensive care and 15 of them on ventilators.
According to the COVID-19 information center in Boone County, there are still no problems with hospitals.
The 14-day CPS interest rate rose slightly to 40.9, the highest since Sept. 29.
As of October 14, the area has grown slightly, but remains in the range of 39 to 41 for the last week.
Numerous counties in central Missouri reported coronavirus deaths
UPDATE 16:21: Randolph, Monito and Osage County report one death from county COVID-19 as they all update new information about their counties.
Osage County Health Department reports a new death transmitted to the new coronavirus.
According to county officials, cases of COVID-19 in Osage County have nearly quadrupled in the past month.
Kim Salin of the department wrote on Facebook that Osage County ran the country last week in terms of population.
The municipality reported a total of 517 cases, 90 active cases and 425 recoveries.
The department says they have hired new staff and are working tirelessly to reach all cases.
The department says that tomorrow, Department of Health and Senior Surveillance trackers will assist the Osage County Health Department in our investigations because the current volume is simply too large for our staff to handle in a timely manner.
Most of the county’s last cases in the past month have been infected with the virus as a result of large events or gatherings that do not practice social distancing and do not wear masks. In particular, from one collection, 25% of the reported contacts turned out to be positive.
In Randolph County, the health department also reported one death, the eighth coronavirus-related death.
According to the scoreboard update, the county has 11 less active cases, reducing the total to 185.
The county update includes 13 of the active cases currently in the hospital, 22 of the new cases are related to the Moberly Correctional Center, and 15 of the new cases are related to an outbreak in another cohabitation in the county.
A total of 52 new cases increased the total to 673.
Refunds are reported to increase to 480.
Moniteau County Health Center reports the tenth death of a Moniteau County resident due to COVID-19.
The resident was in his 60s.
Miller County reports the death of COVID-19; Change in Montgomery County Health Department opening hours due to increased cases
UPDATE 15:45: Miller County Health Center reports 19 COVID-19-related deaths.
Death attributed to COVID-19 includes individuals identified as a positive case of COVID-19 who have died as a result of that disease or from a death certificate where COVID-19 is indicated as the primary or contributing cause of death.
According to their scoreboard, the county reported 48 new cases. This leads to a total of 950 cases in the county.
The county reported up to 148 active cases, a 15% increase from Friday.
The dashboard reports 25 new recoveries. The county reported 783 recoveries since March.
In Montgomery County, the county health department has reported an increase in cases forcing them to change hours from Thursday.
As of Friday, the county has not announced any new numbers. But they were updated on October 21st and 23rd. The difference between last Wednesday and Friday is 29.
Our health department’s business hours will be Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This will give staff the opportunity to investigate cases and other work needed to continue providing services to Montgomery County residents. .
Officials say that once cases start to decrease, they will adjust working hours accordingly.
The Jefferson City School District will be closed for Thanksgiving week
UPDATE 14:45: The Jefferson City School District will close its buildings throughout Thanksgiving week.
JC Schools Superintendent Tim Linthacum announced the change in a letter to parents on Monday.
Schools were already due out on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of the same week. Linthacum writes that the area will be released on Monday and Tuesday of the same week.
“Every building in the area will be closed for the week so that all our employees have the opportunity to rest, refuel and return to the rejuvenated school to continue the semester before the winter break,” Linthacum wrote.
Thanksgiving is November 26.
In the last two months, the district has experienced some challenges since the opening of its buildings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jefferson City High School students returned to class on Monday after being out for two weeks due to quarantine staff.
The district reports that 112 students and 77 staff members have been infected with the coronavirus since the school began. Another 260 students and 39 staff are considered close contacts of people who are positive.
The percentage of positivity of Missouri COVID-19 reaches a new level
UPDATE 9:27: The positivity of COVID-19 in Missouri reached a new peak on Monday, according to data from the state health department.
The Missouri Department of Health and Adult Services’s coronavirus dashboard said the rate of positivity across the country was 22.7 percent.
According to the department’s calculations, the percentage is higher than 20% since October 14.
New data posted on the state’s dashboard says Missouri has reported 1,527 cases since Sunday. The health department said on Monday the state had added five deaths related to the virus, reaching 2,810 from 2,805 a day earlier.
Missouri ranked 11th in the country for new COVID-19 cases last week with 11,095 cases reported, according to the scoreboard. It included that the country was seventh in coronavirus mortality with 65 in the same period.
Health department hospitalization records say 1,399 were hospitalized in Missouri because of COVID-19.
Cole County’s RV runs 7-12 grade online
As of Monday, Cole County’s RV has moved several levels online, according to a post on the district’s website.
District officials said grades 7-12 will remain virtual until November 9th.
The website announced that students and teachers in primary classes will have private lessons on Monday.
Decisions about high school sports will be made at a later date, according to the website.
School leaders said hot food would be available to students in virtual learning. Meals must be requested before 8:30 a.m. and at 10:45 a.m. Behind the elementary school cafeteria.
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