Thursday COVID-19 Coverage: Callaway County reports 37 new COVID-19 cases
As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community.
Updates for Thursday, September 10 will become available below:
6:15 p.m.: Callaway County reports 37 new COVID-19 cases
The Callaway County Health Department reported 37 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. This brings their total active cases up to 155.
6:00 p.m. 48 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cole County
The Cole County Health Department reported 48 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the active total to 153.
There have been five reported COVID-19 related deaths.
5:00 p.m.: Columbia Public Schools reports 87.4 14-day rate
CPS reported 73 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing their 14-day rate per 10,000 people to 87.4.
4:30 p.m.: Boone County reports 81 new cases
The Boone County Health Department announced 81 new cases in the past 24 hours. BCHD also announced one new hospitalization, bringing the total up to 14.
2:20 p.m.: MU reverses face covering requirement while outside
In an email, MU Chancellor Mun Choi announced the university would be reversing a new rule that required individuals to wear masks, even when alone and outdoors.
The rest of the requirements, according to the chancellor, will remain without change.
2:00 p.m.: 1,116 new Missouri cases
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced 1,116 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The department also recorded a 12.7% 7 day positivity rate.
12:30 p.m.: 52 new MU student cases
MU reported 52 new student cases Thursday, bringing the total to 624 active cases.
Since August 16, seven faculty members have tested positive for the virus, and three have recovered. Of the staff, 28 members have tested positive for COVID-19, and 17 have recovered.
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.