Another death is reported in Scott County

Friday, June 5, 2020

Another Scott County resident has died as a result of COVID-19.

The Scott County Health Department reported the death early Friday afternoon. The death is the 11th in the county. No further information on the resident was released.

Two additional positive cases were reported in Scott County as well Friday, giving the county 117 positive cases with 29 active. The two new cases were both females, one between the ages of 50-59 and the other between the ages of 60-69.

There have been 77 recoveries in Scott County. Of the 117 cases, 74 have been female and 66 have been white.

The Mississippi County Health Department reported no new cases early Friday, holding at 61 positive cases. Of those 61, 47 are inmates at the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston.

The remaining 14 Mississippi County residents who have tested positive are spread across most age groups. Three have been under the age of 19 with one between the age of 20-29, two between the ages of 30-39, four between the ages of 40-49, three between the ages of 50-59 and one between the ages of 60-69. Ten of those testing positive have been female and 11 have been black.

The New Madrid County Health Department is still reporting 21 positive cases with five of those active. There has been one death in the county.

There are three new positive cases being reported by the Stoddard County Public Health Center, giving Stoddard County 103 total positive cases. Of the three new cases, one is under the age of 19 with two between the ages of 60-69.

Stoddard County has 60 active cases with 35 recovered and five deaths. Of the active cases, 31 are active outside of the outbreak at Crowley Ridge Nursing Home in Dexter.

The Pemiscot County Health Center reports an additional two cases, giving the county 91 total confirmed positive cases. Twelve of the cases are active with one hospitalized. There have been five deaths and 74 have been released from isolation.

Of the 91 total cases, 56 have been female and 48 have been black with 17 of those testing positive over the age of 80. There have been 15 cases between the ages of 50-59, and 13 between the ages of 60-69 and under 19.

The Dunklin County Health Department is reporting two new cases, giving the county 47 confirmed positive cases. Of those 47, 22 are currently active and 23 have recovered. There have been two deaths.

The Cape Girardeau County Health Department last reported 81 confirmed cases late Thursday afternoon with 25 active cases.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 196 additional cases Friday and 10 more deaths. That gives the state 14,253 total positive COVID-19 cases with 799 deaths.

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