(As of 4:45 p.m., April 22)
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. 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 and breakouts listing cases by date reported, age, gender and race.
As of this update, the Department of Public Health reports the following:
- 536 persons being monitored
- 951 persons who have completed monitoring period
- 4 tests pending at the Missouri State Laboratory*
- 76 negative tests*
- 493 positive tests*
- 25 COVID-19 deaths
The Department of Public Health was notified today of the 25th reported COVID-19 death involving a St. Charles County resident — a female in her 70s.
*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.