Scott County sees one new coronavirus case, three recoveries

Friday, June 26, 2020

The Scott County Health Department reported one new positive COVID-19 case on Friday afternoon, making 156 positive cases for the county.

There were also three additional recoveries as 25 cases are currently active with 120 recovered. There have been 11 deaths related to the coronavirus.

The new case is a female between the ages of 20-29. There were just seven new cases in Scott County reported in the last seven days with 17 reported in the previous week.

The Mississippi County Health Department continues to report 80 positive cases of COVID-19 with 33 of those coming from the general population, of which, at last report 10 are active.

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports that 29 of the 47 inmates that tested positive at the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston have recovered.

The New Madrid County Health Department is still reporting just 36 positive cases early Friday afternoon with three of those active and 33 released from isolation. There has been one death in the county. Eight of the 19 staff members at SECC that have tested positive have also recovered.

The Stoddard County Public Health Center was reporting an additional case early Friday afternoon, giving the county 129 cases with 27 active. There have been 94 recoveries in Stoddard County and eight deaths.

The Dunklin County Health Department is reporting an increase of five new cases early Friday afternoon. To date, Dunklin County has 88 confirmed cases with 22 active and 63 recovered. There have been three Dunklin County residents die related to COVID-19.

The Pemiscot County Health Center was still reporting 109 total cases early Friday afternoon with 100 released from isolation and just three active cases. There have been six deaths in the county related to the virus.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 493 additional positive coronavirus cases Friday afternoon and eight deaths. In the last week, Missouri has seen a 10 percent increase in positive cases and now has 19,914 cases with 990 deaths attributed to the coronavirus.

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