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Putnam County reports COVID-19 related death; 12 new cases reported over three counties

The Putnam County Health Department reports another COVID-19-related death as well as four additional cases since February 1st. That brings the totals to 12 deaths and 464 cases. The Putnam County Health Department and Putnam County Memorial Hospital have provided 565 COVID-19 vaccine doses to individuals who qualify. The health department continues to request doses […]

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Sullivan and Harrison counties report 8 new cases of COVID-19; one death in Sullivan County

On Saturday evening, the Sullivan County Health Department reported four more cases and one additional death attributed to COVID-19. Sullivan County has had 12 deaths and 791 cases since testing began. The number of active cases was 34 as of Saturday evening, decreasing one from Friday’s report. There also was one active probable case. The […]

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State COVID-19 Dashboard reports 382,094 cases of COVID-19 with 5,312 deaths in Missouri year to date

Sunday’s update on COVID-19 in Missouri shows the average number of cases has diminished to 2,036 for the week ending on Thursday. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services dashboard shows 382,094 cases year to date and 5,312 COVID-19 deaths in 2020 as of last Thursday, December 24. That’s 1,450 cases added since Saturday. […]

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Area counties report 53 new cases of COVID-19 and 70 COVID-19 related deaths

COVID-19 cases have increased by 12 in Harrison County since December 16th, which the health department says brings the total 584. Active cases went up by eight to 43. Eleven COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Harrison County. The Putnam County Health Department reports 11 new COVID-19 cases were added on December 17th, making the […]

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Daviess County reports 1 death, 20 cases, Livingston County 3 deaths, 12 cases, Putnam County 2 deaths, 16 cases of COVID-19

Another COVID-19-related death has been reported for Daviess County since December 4th, which the health department notes make 11 total. Total cases increased by 20 during that time for a total of 430. Active cases went down by 52 to 110. The Livingston County Health Center announces three more COVID-19-related deaths, which brings the total […]

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COVID-19 Update: New deaths reported in Daviess and Harrison counties; 106 new cases of COVID-19 reported in area counties

A COVID-19-related death has been added in Daviess County since November 25th. The health department reports 10 deaths in total. Forty-nine cases were also added, bringing the total to 410. One hundred sixty-two cases are active. The Daviess County Health Department notes the county is now identified as a Top 5 Hot Spot in Missouri […]

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Livingston County reports 15 new cases of COVID-19; Mercer County reports 1 new case

The Livingston County Health Center announces 15 new COVID-19 cases since December 2nd for a total of 840. There are 67 active cases, with 41 in the community, 21 in facilities, and five in schools. Twelve current COVID-19-related hospitalizations and 22 deaths have been reported for Livingston County. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in […]

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COVID-19 Update: 13 new cases in Grundy County, 12 in Linn County, 9 in Livingston County, 6 in Putnam County and 3 in Mercer County3

Thirteen COVID-19 cases were added to the total for Grundy County on December 2nd. The health department reports the total is 684. Five hundred one of those cases have been confirmed, and 101 are active. Twenty-one COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Grundy County. COVID-19 cases increased by 12 in Linn County on December 2nd, […]

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With no statewide mandate in Missouri, more local governments are requiring masks

(Missouri Independent) – In early July, the Columbia City Council passed an ordinance requiring everyone over 10 years old to wear a face mask when in close contact with someone from outside their household. Since that vote, a requirement for face masks has been in every health order issued for the city of 123,000 by the Columbia-Boone […]

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Sullivan County confirms 12 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 deaths; Putnam County 10 new cases of COVID-19

Sullivan County Health Department has confirmed twelve additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Sullivan County.  Currently, Sullivan County sits at a total of six hundred and eight, with three active probable cases, seven deaths, and one hundred and sixteen active cases. The positive cases have been determined to be community-related.  To maintain confidentiality, no other […]