COVID-19 UPDATE: Eight new cases in Scott County since Friday
The Scott County Health Department is reporting eight new positive COVID-19 cases since Friday, with five being reported Saturday, another two being reported on Monday and one reported on Tuesday.
The new positive cases gives Scott County a total of 140 positive cases with 39 of those active. There have been 11 deaths and 90 recoveries.
Of the eight new cases, two were between the ages of 20-29 and two were between the ages of 40-49 with one under the age of 19, one between the ages of 50-59 and one between the ages of 60-69 and one between the ages of 70-79. Five of the cases were female.
The Mississippi County Health Department is reporting five additional cases since Friday, giving the county 76 confirmed COVID-19 cases. The five new cases are members of the general community, making 29 that have tested positive. There are still 47 inmates that have tested positive at the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston, along with 20 staff members.
Of the members of the general community who have tested positive, six are under the age of 19, five are between the age of 20-29, three between the ages of 30-39, five between the ages of 40-49, four between the ages of 50-59, four between the ages of 60-69 and two between the ages of 70-79. There are 18 active cases with 11 being released from isolation.
The Mississippi County Health Department is partnering with SEMO Health Network and the Missouri National Guard to hold drive-thru testing from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Thursday at the Opportunity Outreach Center, located at 601 W. Marshall in Charleston. The event is for Mississippi County residents only and there will 150 tests available.
The New Madrid County Health Department reported an additional case over the weekend, giving the county 34 cases with 11 of those active. There has been one death and 23 released from isolation.
The Stoddard County Public Health Center reported their eighth death in the county Friday related to COVID-19 and seventh from the outbreak at the Crowley Ridge Nursing Home.
There have been three new cases reported in Stoddard County since Friday, giving the county 117 positive cases with 36 of those active. Seventy-three have recovered.
The Dunklin County Health Department reported an increase of eight cases since Friday, giving the county 62 confirmed cases. Twenty of those cases are active with three deaths and 39 have recovered.
Rapid, free testing for COVID-19 will be offered on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Dunklin County Health Department. The tests will be by appointment only. To make an appointment, call 573-888-9008.
The Pemiscot County Health Department is reporting two new cases, giving the county 104. Eight of those are still active with 90 released from isolation and there have been six deaths reported in the county.
The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center is reporting 108 positive COVID-19 cases, up five from Friday. There are also 29 probable cases and 92 of 137 have recovered with three deaths and 42 active cases.
The DHSS reports 16,414 cases in Missouri Tuesday afternoon, an increase of 225 from Monday and 829 additional cases since Friday. There have been 882 deaths reported, up just 10 from Friday.