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11 new cases of COVID-19 in Boone Co.

There are no areas of concern in Boone County. Health officials continue to recommend testing for asymptomatic contacts of COVID-19 cases.
Boone County, Illinois
Boone County, Illinois(WIFR)
Published: Sep. 25, 2020 at 3:25 PM CDT
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BOONE COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) - There are now a total of 1,097 positive COVID-19 cases in Boone County as an additional 11 cases were announced Friday.

Of those cases, 920 have recovered and 23 have died. Here is the breakdown of Boone County positive cases and deaths by age:

  • 0-9 years old: 44 positive cases
  • 10-19 years old: 115 positive cases
  • 20-29 years old: 217 positive cases and 1 death
  • 30-39 years old: 159 positive cases
  • 40-49 years old: 200 positive cases and 1 death
  • 50-59 years old: 159 positive cases and 1 death
  • 60-69 years old: 93 positive cases and 4 deaths
  • 70-79 years old: 59 positive cases and 8 deaths
  • 80-89 years old: 36 positive cases and 5 deaths
  • 90-99 years old: 14 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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