Monday COVID-19 Coverage: CPS reports 43 new cases
As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community.
Updates for Monday, Sept. 14 will become available below:
7:00 p.m.: CPS reports 43 new cases
Columbia Public Schools reports 43 new cases. The 14-day rate per 10,000 people is 78.4.
According to the policy that CPS set, if the rate were less than 10 cases per 10,000 residents, CPS would continue in-person learning all five days each week. If the rate were between 10 to 50, then CPS would have a hybrid of in-person classes for two days and virtual learning for three days each week.
6:00 p.m.: 156 total active cases in Callaway county
Callaway County reports 156 active cases. This brings the total number of cases to 492.
There have been three deaths reported.
5:30 p.m.: Cole County adds 14 new cases
The Cole County Health Department added 14 new cases Monday, bringing the active total cases to 145.
The county reports five deaths.
4 p.m.: 638 active cases in Boone County
Boone County reported 638 active cases Monday, which is a 118 case decrease from yesterday's reported active numbers. There have been 43 additional cases reported, bringing the total number of cases to 3,917.
Boone County recorded 43 new COVID-19 cases today, September 14. There have been 3,917 total cases in the county to...Posted by Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services on Monday, September 14, 2020
Boone County has 61 current hospitalizations.
2 p.m.: 1,332 new cases statewide
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 1,332 new cases today in the state. There have been nine new deaths. The 7-day positivity rate is 12%.
COVID-19 update for Sept 14: - 1,332 new cases - 12%: 7-day positivity rate - 9 deaths added MHA hospitalization...Posted by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services on Monday, September 14, 2020
12:30 p.m.: MU reports 120 new student cases
The University of Missouri reported 120 new student cases Monday, bringing the active total to 387.
A total of eight faculty cases and 33 staff cases have been reported to MU since Aug. 16, which includes 2 UM System employees with active cases.
The university reports 927 student recoveries.
6:30 A.M.: Free testing available in Columbia Monday and Tuesday
A COVID-19 testing site will be open in Columbia, Monday. The site, located at the The Crossing Church and will be open from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m Monday and from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15.
Missouri residency is the only requirement to be tested, and individuals do not need to live in the county in which they are tested.
The testing event in Columbia is part of a series of eight testing events set to take place in multiple counties across the state.
Interactive COVID-19 dashboard
As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout Missouri, state and local officials confirm new case counts daily.
This map, developed by staff at the Columbia Missourian, reflects the latest numbers from the Department of Health and Senior Services. Case counts are normalized with population numbers to show the number of cases per 100,000 people in each county. Numbers update daily.