Saturday 6th March 2021

The number of cases of COVID-19 in Saline County increased by 23 since Friday. According to the Saline County Health Department, there are 868 total cases, with 729 recovered. There are 127 cases that remain active, four people are hospitalized and there have been 12 COVID-19 related deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Earlier today, the Carroll County Health Department reported six new cases of the virus and another death in the county related to the virus. This makes the second death in the county since the start of the pandemic. With 131 classified as recovered, there are 17 active cases and one person remains hospitalized.

The Howard County Health Department reported 8 new cases of the virus making 322 total cases. As of Monday, there were 274 recovered, 47 active cases and one person remains hospitalized.

In Johnson County, the number of positive cases increased by 22, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to 1,358. With 1,075 cases recovered, and a total of 6 deaths in the county since the start of the pandemic, 277 cases remain active.

The Lafayette County Health Department reported 13 new cases of the virus on Monday. With 335 recovered, and 17 total deaths, 257 cases are still active.

Pettis County reported an increase of 24 cases of the virus and one new death on Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 1,234. According to the Pettis County Health Department, 1000 cases have recovered, 13 people remain hospitalized, the death toll is now up to 21 in Pettis County, and 213 cases are still active.

There was no update available from Chariton or Cooper County since Friday.