50 additional coronavirus cases reported in local counties

Friday, August 7, 2020

There were 50 new COVID-19 cases reported by area health departments late Thursday afternoon.

The Scott County Health Department reported 11 new positive coronavirus cases late Thursday afternoon, giving the county 370 cases since the pandemic began in March with 83 of those cases currently active.

There have been 274 recoveries and 13 deaths related to the virus in Scott County.

The New Madrid County Health Department reported 14 additional cases late Thursday afternoon, making 218 total cases in the county. There are 53 cases currently active with 165 recoveries and two deaths.

The Stoddard County Public Health Center reported three new cases on Thursday afternoon, making 221 total cases. There are 25 active cases with 187 recovered and nine deaths related to COVID-19.

There were two new cases reported by the Dunklin County Health Department, giving the county 285 confirmed cases since the pandemic began in March. There are 73 active cases in the county with 208 recovered and four deaths related to the virus.

There were eight new cases reported by the Pemiscot County Health Center, giving the county 233 positive cases. There are 33 active cases with two residents currently hospitalized. There have been 191 released from isolation and nine deaths.

The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center confirmed 12 new cases late Thursday afternoon, giving the county 599 confirmed cases since March along with 47 probable cases. There are 70 active cases with 571 recovered and five deaths reported.

No new numbers were reported from the Mississippi County Health Department Thursday.

According to the Missouri Department of Corrections, there are three active cases among the 22 staff members who have tested positive at the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston with one active case among the 47 offenders who tested positive.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, reported 996 new cases on Friday afternoon and 21 additional deaths. To date, Missouri has 57,379 confirmed cases with 1,301 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

The numbers were reported were the latest available at 2 p.m. Friday.

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