Two more deaths in Cape County; Scott County with 63 active cases

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Two more deaths were reported in Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center Tuesday afternoon, making five deaths related to COVID-19 in the county.

Both of the residents were in their 80s according to the health department.

While two deaths were reported, only one new positive coronavirus case was reported Tuesday in Cape Girardeau County. To date, the county has had 585 confirmed cases with 47 probable. There are 74 active cases in the county, 21 less than Monday.

The Scott County Health Department reported two new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, with 13 reported on Monday and one new positive reported on Saturday. The number of active cases decreased by 15, making 63 positive cases late Tuesday afternoon with 13 deaths. To date there has been 348 positive cases since the pandemic began in March.

The Mississippi County Health Department reported four additional positive cases between Friday and Monday, taking the county from 85 to 89 in the general population since the pandemic began.

The number of active cases decreased from seven to six with 129 out of isolation.

According to the Missouri Department of Corrections, there is one active case remaining among the 20 staff members who have tested positive and one inmate case is still active among the 47 inmates that tested positive.

The New Madrid County Health Department reported five additional cases Tuesday afternoon, and five fewer active cases. As of Tuesday, there were 48 active cases and two deaths related to the virus with 203 positive cases since March.

The Stoddard County Public Health Center reported eight new cases Tuesday afternoon. To date the county has had 217 positive cases with 26 active. There have been nine deaths related to the virus.

The Dunklin County Health Department reported five additional coronavirus cases Tuesday. The county has had 257 confirmed cases since March and has 53 active cases. There have been four deaths related to the virus.

According to the Pemiscot County Health Center Tuesday afternoon, there are four new cases in county and 220 positive cases since the pandemic began. There are 28 active cases with eight deaths reported that have been related to COVID-19.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 1,193 new cases in the last 24 hours Tuesday afternoon with 11 additional deaths. To date, Missouri has had 54,080 confirmed cases with 1,266 deaths.

All numbers are current as of 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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