A Boone County resident between the ages of 70 and 74 died due to COVID-19, according to a tweet Tuesday from the Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services Department.
We are sad to announce the death of a Boone County resident from COVID-19. Our community has lost an individual between the ages of 70-74. We extend our condolences to everyone impacted by these losses. A total of 28 Boone County residents have died from COVID-19.— Columbia/Boone Co. Public Health & Human Services (@CoMo_HealthDept) December 1, 2020
This news came shortly after the announcement made by the Health Department on Monday that a resident in the 55-59 age range also died from the virus.
There are 26 fewer active cases in the county since yesterday, 703 down from 729, according to the Boone County COVID-19 Information Hub. There have been 10,334 total cases to date.
Yesterday, there were 161 total hospitalizations, with Boone County residents accounting for 39 of them, and today, there are 157 total hospitalizations, with 34 residents among them, according to the information hub.
The hospital capacity status in the county was yellow Tuesday.