Boone County Entering Next Step in Reopening

Boone County is entering the next step in it’s reopening today, despite cases of COVID-19 continuing to increase.

Sunday marked the largest jump in cases statewide with 802 cases since Friday.

As of yesterday, there have been 18,143 positive cases in Missouri and 956 deaths statewide, there are currently 70 active cases in Boone County.

Starting today, Boone County will enter step three of phase 2 of their reopening.

The step will ease restrictions and remove occupancy limits for most businesses, however still requires places to maintain social distancing requirements.