Boone County COVID-19 Positivity Rate On The Rise

The Boone County Public Health and Human Services is reporting a 44.6 percent positivity rate in COVID-19 cases for the week August 21st through August 27th.

That is an increase from the previous rate of 10.6%

Officials say there were 1,406 less people tested and 210 more positives than the previous week.

There are now 543 active cases of the coronavirus in Boone County and 12 people are currently hospitalized.