Monday COVID-19 Coverage: Macon County cases linked to revival

2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago Monday, July 06 2020 Jul 6, 2020 Monday, July 06, 2020 2:34:00 PM CDT July 06, 2020 in News
By: KOMU 8 Digital Staff

As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community. 

You can find an active map of confirmed COVID-19 cases county by county here, COVID-19 cases in Missouri broken down by county. 

Previous coverage: 

Updates for Monday, July 6 will be posted below:

10 p.m.: Walt's Bicycle Shop closes after employee tests positive 

Walt's Bicycle Shop announced closure of its store until the health department verifies that it is safe to enter again after an employee tested positive for the virus. 

The business asks that those who entered the store between June 22 through July 6 consider getting tested. 

Those who have bike service appointments are asked to wait to drop off their bikes until it is safe to do so once again. The business is working on a safe plan to get bikes back to their owners as well as finish new bike orders. 

6 p.m.: Macon County cases linked to revival 

Six cases of COVID-19 are linked to a recent revival held at Open Arms Baptist Church in Macon from June 28 to July 1, according to a post from the Macon County Health Department. The congregation is working closely with the health department to contain spread. 

4 p.m.: Boone County cases top 500 

The Columbia/Boone County public health department has confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 513. 166 cases are active, and 414 contacts are quarantined due to COVID-19 exposure.

3:30 p.m.: Shakespeare's Pizza location closes after employee contracts the virus

The South location of Shakespeare's Pizza on Peachtree Drive in Columbia will close after an employee tested positive for the virus.

According to a post on Shakespeare's Facebook page the employee worked on July 3rd, tested positive and was asymptomatic. The post stated "we will be testing staff, isolating those in direct contact with the employee involved, and performing a very thorough sanitation of the premises."

The post also stated that the South location would open back up "when it is safe to do so." Shakespeare's Downtown and West Broadway locations were not affected.

3:20 p.m.: Boone County reports 500th positive case

Boone County has reported it's 500th positive case of COVID-19 just four days after hitting 400 cases. According to the Boone County Health Department's Facebook page this continues the trend of halving the amount of time it takes to reach each 100-case milestone.

2 p.m.: DHSS reports new cases 

According to Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services, there have been 23,856 case of COVID-19 in the state and 1,028 deaths from the virus. 

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