Tuesday COVID-19 Coverage: Death count tops 1,000

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Tuesday COVID-19 Coverage: Death count tops 1,000

As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community. 

You can find an active map of confirmed COVID-19 cases county by county here, COVID-19 cases in Missouri broken down by county. 

Previous coverage: 

Updates for Tuesday June 30 will be posted below: 

2:00 p.m.: 1,015 have died from COVID-19 in Missouri 

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services has reported 1,015 deaths from the virus. This reflects an increase of 17 deaths from Monday. The state has also confirmed 21,551 cases, a 508-case jump from Monday. 

1:45 p.m.: Spike in cases slows down contact tracing 

With an increase in Boone County cases, the health department might be slowed down in contact tracing, according to a news release from the county. 

“If someone has newly received a positive rest result, they should isolate at home immediately and prepare a list of people they have had close contact with,” according to the news release. 

The majority of new cases between June 21 and 27 were transmitted by contact with a known case, according to the department. 

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