Latest COVID-19 death in Columbia involves a child

The Columbia/Boone County Health Department reports its youngest COVID-19 related death since the start of the pandemic.

The death involved an individual in the 10 to 19 age group.  This is the fifth death this month in Boone County, and the 74th to date. 

But the country reports the total number of cases continue to trend downward, with numbers the lowest they’ve been since July.