Wednesday COVID-19 Coverage: 1,595 additional cases in Missouri
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.
Updates for Wednesday, August 12 will become available below:
4:30 p.m.: Boone County records 16 new cases
According to a Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services Facebook post, 16 new cases have been recorded. There are currently 228 active cases in the county, and there have been 5 deaths.
16 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Boone County today, August 12. There are currently 228 active cases in the...Posted by Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services on Wednesday, August 12, 2020
2 p.m.: 1,595 new cases in Missouri
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported an additional 1,595 cases on Wednesday afternoon. They also recorded 11 new deaths within the past 24 hours. There are currently 62,530 cases in the state.
?? COVID-19 update for August 12: - 62,530 confirmed positive patients. - 1,323 Missourians lost to COVID-19. - 1,595 new...Posted by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services on Wednesday, August 12, 2020
11:00 a.m.: Camden County reports two virus related deaths
The Camden County Health Department reported two people have died related to COVID-19.
The deaths were patients hospitalized, according to the release.
"Our deepest sympathy and utmost respect is extended to these families as they mourn their loved ones," the release said.
Eight people of died in Camden County since March.