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COVID-19 Update (Aug. 6)

Boone County hospitalizations from COVID-19 rose slightly on Thursday, from 21 to 26. That is still well under capacity. Another 19 people were released from isolation.

New coronavirus cases in the county went up by just 16 cases. There are now 216 cases that are active.

Cole County only reported seven new cases Thursday, with 10 more recovered. Callaway County added three new cases and 15 more recovered.

Missouri added 1,062 new cases on Thursday. The state now has a 10.6% positivity rate. There were seven more confirmed deaths from COVID-19, for a total of 1,280.

(This story was last updated at 6:09 p.m. Thursday.)

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