As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community.
Layered bar/line charts with the daily change in newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in each county and a 14-day rolling average of the changes in new cases is available here.
Updates for Monday, Oct. 12 will become available below.
12:45 p.m.: MU adds 19 new student cases, reports 1,666 recoveries
The University of Missouri’s COVID-19 dashboard added 19 new student cases over the weekend. There are currently 58 active student cases and 1,666 student recoveries.
The dashboard also showed one active faculty case and 13 faculty recoveries; 13 active MU staff cases and 53 MU staff recoveries; and two active UM System staff cases and seven UM system recoveries.
12:15 p.m.. Boone County reports 13th COVID-19 death
In a tweet, the Columbia/ Boone County DHHS announced the 13th death due to COVID-19.
The individual was over the age of 80.
This is the first reported death in Boone County since Sept. 29.
We are sad to announce Boone County has recorded it’s thirteenth COVID-19 related death. The individual was over the age of 80. No other information about this individual will be released at this time. This death will be reflected on the Information Hub update this afternoon.
— Columbia/Boone Co. Public Health & Human Services (@CoMo_HealthDept) October 12, 2020
Boone County’s COVID-19 tracker currently shows 356 active cases.