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Another rough weekend with Covid-19 numbers in Jefferson County

(Hillsboro) Jefferson County saw the largest number of positive Covid-19 cases over this past weekend, now surpassing over 9-thousand cases in total. Jefferson County Health Department Director Kelley Vollmar says it continues to spiral in the wrong direction.

Vollmar says the numbers reported in St. Louis by Dr. Alex Garza of the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force gives a good idea as to how bad things are getting.

The Jefferson County Health Department has been notified of 150 new positive cases for Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the county. This brings the total number of positive cases to 9,477 in Jefferson County. Of those 9,477, 3,309 are active, with 6,054 recoveries, and 94 deaths. 821 of those positive cases have been at long term care facilities.

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