A total of 24 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Boone County's hospitals Monday.

In comparison, 18 COVID-19 inpatients were reported July 7, and only 12 COVID-19 inpatients were reported June 30.

MU Health Care had 19 COVID-19 inpatients at 5 p.m. Monday, according to the hospital.

Boone Hospital Center reported five COVID-19 inpatients Monday, said Jessica Park, communications consultant for Boone Hospital Center.

One patient was hospitalized with COVID-19 in Truman Veterans’ Hospital at 11:30 a.m. Monday, said Jeffrey Hoelscher, public affairs officer for the hospital.

Boone County had a total of 764 positive cases, with 318 active cases and three deaths as of 5 p.m. Monday. According to the city of Columbia, 443 people have been released from isolation. 

Of the positive cases, about 41.4% are people ages 15 to 24, according to the city.

For more COVID-19 related news, see our section dedicated to COVID-19 updates.
  • General assignment reporter, summer 2020. Studying news reporting. Please reach me at feiyusu@mail.missouri.edu, or in the newsroom at 882-5720.

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