Active cases in Scott County at lowest mark since Nov. 19

Friday, January 8, 2021

Scott County has the fewest number of active COVID-19 cases since Nov. 19.

On Thursday, the Scott County Health Department reported 19 new cases and 96 recoveries Thursday afternoon leaving the county with 749 active cases, the lowest number of actives since November.

To date there has been 2,746 released from isolation in Scott County along with 68 deaths reported since March.

Stoddard County has 121 active cases with 20 new cases reported on Thursday by the Stoddard County Public Health Center. There has been 60 deaths in the county related to the virus while 2,578 have recovered.

There were six deaths reported in Cape Girardeau County Thursday afternoon. One resident was in their 70s while the other five were in their 80s. There have been 125 deaths related to COVID-19 in the county since the pandemic began.

Currently there are 1,660 active cases with 6,383 released from isolation.

A free drive-thru COVID testing for Missouri residents will be held at Arena Park on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required at

There are 52 active cases in Pemiscot County with 12 of those hospitalized and 1,436 released from isolation. There has been 31 deaths.

The Dunklin County Health Department reports 71 active cases with 2,706 recovered and 18 deaths.

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