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St. Charles County COVID-19 update: 168 percent increase in positive cases

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St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health staff are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate COVID-19, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and implement procedures to reduce the spread of illness. Consult St. Charles County’s COVID-19 website for information on the disease pandemic and the county’s response activities.

Information about the COVID-19 vaccine, vaccination news, and links for vaccination registrations can be found here.

As of this update at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 19, 2021 the Department of Public Health reports the following:

  • 38,502 cumulative confirmed cases* in St. Charles County
  • 10,803 probable cases
  • 168 percent increase in positive cases over the last 14 days compared to the prior 14 days
  • 175,195 St. Charles County residents have completed a vaccination regimen
  • 48 percent of residents have initiated vaccination

Confirmed cases from the past week:

  • 47 cases on Tuesday, July 13
  • 52 cases on Wednesday, July 14
  • 32 cases on Thursday, July 15
  • 31 cases on Friday, July 16
  • 37 cases on Saturday, July 17
  • 42 cases on Sunday, July 18

Additional information:

  • 398,355 total negative test results
  • 83 persons currently hospitalized
  • 597 total confirmed COVID-19 deaths
  • 31 suspected COVID-19 deaths

*Posted numbers reflect the number of positive PCR tests (currently infected with COVID).  Individuals who test positive more than once are counted only once as a positive case. Antibody test results are not included in posted numbers.

More information regarding numbers in quarantine, percentages of exposure types, percentage increases and decreases in cases, deaths, and quarantines, as well as a chart of daily totals and 14-day moving averages of confirmed cases are available on the County Health Department’s COVID-19 dashboard.

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