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16 new cases of COVID-19 in Boone Co.

Of those cases, 865 have recovered and 23 have died.
Boone County, Illinois
Boone County, Illinois(WIFR)
Published: Sep. 16, 2020 at 6:25 PM CDT
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BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) - There are now a total of 996 positive COVID-19 cases in Boone County as an additional 16 cases were announced Wednesday.

Of those cases, 865 have recovered and 23 have died. Here is the breakdown of Boone County positive cases and deaths by age:

  • 0-9 years old: 39 positive cases
  • 10-19 years old: 101 positive cases
  • 20-29 years old: 203 positive cases and 1 death
  • 30-39 years old: 144 positive cases
  • 40-49 years old: 183 positive cases and 1 death
  • 50-59 years old: 144 positive cases and 1 death
  • 60-69 years old: 82 positive cases and 4 deaths
  • 70-79 years old: 53 positive cases and 8 deaths
  • 80-89 years old: 34 positive cases and 5 deaths
  • 90-99 years old: 12 positive cases and 3 deaths
  • 100 years old or older: 1 positive case

There are no areas of concern in Boone County. Health officials continue to recommend testing for asymptomatic contacts of COVID-19 cases. Testing should also be considered for individuals with potential exposures such as those attending large gatherings and those traveling from high incidence areas.

If asymptomatic individuals are being tested, specimens should be collected 5 – 9 days after the last potential exposure. Testing has played a key role in Boone County in identifying cases of COVID-19 and supporting contact tracing to prevent the transmission.

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