98 new cases of COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau Co.

98 new cases of COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau Co.

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center reported 98 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, November 19.

The total number of cases was 4,853 with 3,573 total recoveries and 63 deaths.

Cases of COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau County, Mo. on Thursday, November 19.
Cases of COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau County, Mo. on Thursday, November 19. (Source: Cape Girardeau Co. Public Health Center)

In long-term care facilities in the county, the center reported a total of 392 cases with 227 recoveries and 42 deaths.

Cases of COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau County long-term care facilities on Thursday, Nov. 19.
Cases of COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau County long-term care facilities on Thursday, Nov. 19. (Source: Cape Girardeau Co. Public Health Center)

According to the health center, there was a 14.5 percent increase in confirmed cases from the previous week, as well as a 53.8 percent increase in probable cases.

The percent of confirmed cases that have been hospitalized or are currently hospitalized in the county was also up 13.6 percent.

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