One person died from COVID-19 in Boone County Tuesday, according to a tweet from the Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services.

The person was in the 10-19 age group.

This brought Boone County's total number of COVID-19 deaths to 74.

There were 14 people hospitalized in Boone County due to COVID-19 Tuesday, according to the county's information hub. 

Thirty people tested positive Tuesday, which is significantly more than the previous few days' numbers: Seven people tested positive Monday, and 13 tested positive Sunday.

The county's hospitals were at a green status Tuesday, meaning they are operating within their licensed bed capacities and are accepting patient transfers.

A total of 13 positive patients were in the county's intensive care units.

Share with us about those lost to COVID-19

The Missourian wants to honor the lives lost to COVID-19 in our community. If you have lost a loved one to COVID-19 in Boone County, please share about them in this form. Our hope is to be able to publish some brief stories about all of the residents lost to COVID-19.

For more COVID-19 related news, see our section dedicated to COVID-19 updates.
  • Sara Sammons is a Public Health reporter at the Columbia Missourian. She can be reached at or in the newsroom at 573-882-5720.

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