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St. Charles County COVID-19 update: 37,278 confirmed cases, 482 deaths as of May 7, 2021

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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 7 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021 the Department of Public Health reports the following:

  • 37,278 cumulative confirmed cases* in St. Charles County
  • 9,749 probable cases
  • 13 percent decrease in positive cases over the last 14 days compared to the prior 14 days
  • 279,608 doses of COVID vaccine administered by all providers to St. Charles County residents (161,139 first doses; 123,940 regimen completed)

Confirmed cases from the past week:

  • 27 cases on Saturday, May 1
  • 33 cases on Sunday, May 2
  • 28 cases on Monday, May 3
  • 25 cases on Tuesday, May 4
  • 20 cases on Wednesday, May 5
  • 15 cases on Thursday, May 6
  • 6 cases as of 7 p.m. on Friday, May 7

Additional information:

  • 359,552 total negative test results
  • 81 persons currently hospitalized
  • 482 total confirmed COVID-19 deaths
  • 63 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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