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St. Charles County COVID-19 update: 265 positive tests, 9 deaths as of April 7

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As of 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, April 7

St. Charles County Government and the Department of Public Health continue activities to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in this community. County officials are working closely with local, regional, state and federal partners to investigate the illness, monitor individuals who may have been exposed to the virus and implement procedures to reduce the spread of illness.

Staff is also connecting with community partners in health care, education, businesses, community services and other areas to provide support to those organizations and the clients they serve.

St. Charles County has launched an online dashboard with updated information on COVID-19 cases in the county, including a Zip Code map, case count by date, case count by age and case count by gender.

As of this update, the Department of Public Health reports the following:

  • 405 persons being monitored
  • 786 persons who h ave completed monitoring period
  • 7 tests pending at the Missouri State Laboratory*
  • 33 negative tests*
  • 265 positive tests*
  • 9 COVID-19 deaths

The Department of Public Health was notified of the eighth and ninth reported COVID-19 deaths involving St. Charles County residents — a male in his 80s and a male in his 60s. Both men were residents of Frontier Health and Rehabilitation, St. Charles.

*Tests are being performed at both the Missouri State Laboratory and through private testing laboratories. The number of negative and pending tests is reported to the Department of Public Health by the Missouri State Laboratory only; private labs do not report pending or negative tests to the health department.

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