Boone County Health Officials Report Highest Single Day Increase of COVID-19 Cases

Boone County Health Officials reporting the highest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases in the county yesterday (Wednesday).

According to the Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services there were 51 new cases of the coronavirus as of 4pm yesterday (Wednesday).

There are currently 231 cases considered active, as well as 452 people in quarantine due to close contact.

According to the health department due to the increase in cases, it may be several days before they are able to identify and contact all those who were directly exposed to the virus.