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Audrain, Boone County COVID-19 update, August 18

Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 5:49 pm

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

Audrain, as of August 18, has had 229 cases, 23 of which are active.

None are travel-related and all are due to community transmission. According to Sandra Hewlett, ACHD’s director, 205 of those who contracted the Coronavirus are fully recovered and Audrain County has had only one death from the virus. According to a news release from her office, 5,048 people have been tested for COVID-19, with 4,819 testing negative, or virus-free.

The latest Boone County Department of Health and Senior Service data states: 1,641 recorded cases; 307 active cases; 1,329 of those who contracted the virus have been released from isolation and five deaths.

As of August 18, Missouri has had 69,417 cases of Coronavirus, resulting in 1,402 deaths.