Wednesday COVID-19 Coverage: Saline County reports 10th death

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Wednesday COVID-19 Coverage: Saline County reports 10th death

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

Previous coverage:

Updates for Wednesday, Sept. 16 will become available below:

2 p.m.: Missouri reports 1,191 new active cases

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 1,191 new COVID-19 cases and 7 new deaths in the past 24 hours on their COVID-19 dashboard.

The 7 day average positivity rate for Missouri is currently 12.2%.

Missouri has now seen a total of 106,587 COVID-19 cases and 1,739 COVID-19 deaths. 

1 p.m.: Saline County reports 10th death

The Saline County Health Department announced the county’s tenth COVID-19 related death Tuesday.

According to a Facebook post by the department, the woman was 86-years-old and died over the weekend.

Weekend Numbers Total Positive Cases: 634 (15 new) Recovered: 536 (5 recovered) Active Cases: 88 Passed Away: 10 (86…

Posted by Saline County Health Department on Tuesday, September 15, 2020

As of Wednesday, Saline County has 70 active cases and four hospitalizations. 

12 p.m.: MU reports 229 active student cases

The University of Missouri reported 20 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the active total to 229 students. 

As of Wednesday, a total of nine faculty cases and 37 staff cases have been reported to MU.

Interactive COVID-19 dashboard

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout Missouri, state and local officials confirm new case counts daily. 

This map, developed by staff at the Columbia Missourian, reflects the latest numbers from the Department of Health and Senior Services. Case counts are normalized with population numbers to show the number of cases per 100,000 people in each county. Numbers update daily. 

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