New Covid cases continue in Cole County

Covid-19 infections begin to pile up once again in Mid Missouri…and leading the way is Cole County.

Yesterday, the county health department here reported 17 news cases of the Corona virus, which falls just one short of a record high for a single day. Right now, the county is reporting a high for the pandemic of 90 active cases in the county.

Callaway County now reporting 42 active cases…Cooper County sees its active cases increase to 44. In Columbia…the number of daily infections has stabilized for the time being…23 new cases yesterday, but a nearly same amount of recoveries means Boone County remains with 216 active cases.

Statewide, the department of health reports 12-hundred-41 new cases of the corona virus with 7 new deaths to bring the total amount of deaths since the start of the pandemic to 12-hundred-73.