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Audrain, Boone County COVID-19 update

Posted on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Health Department data shows local cases rising

The health departments of Audrain and Boone County have issued updated Coronavirus data.

Audrain, as of December 22, has had 1,377 cases, and currently, 229 active ones.

According to Chris Newbrough, ACHD’s emergency planner,  Audrain County has had 33 deaths from the virus. According to a news release from his office, 1,115 people have recovered from the virus.

The department also said there were, as of Dec. 22, 175 cases in Mexico and 16 in Centralia.

Cases by school district and zip code are not available at the moment.

County-wide there were: 11,126 recorded cases; 847 active cases; 11,919 of those who contracted the virus have been released from isolation and 46 deaths.

As of December 22, according to the BCHSD web site, Missouri has had 368,316 cases of Coronavirus, resulting in 4,947 deaths.