JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Jefferson County re-entered the “red zone” on Monday due to the number of COVID-19 cases, health officials.
“Red zone” means uncontrollable and spread widely in the community. On Monday, the county reported 361 new cases, incorporating new cases from Friday through the weekend. The county recorded 673 new viral infections in the past week, health officials said.
Jefferson County has reported a total of 6,689 cases and 84 deaths since the pandemic began.
The county goes into the “red zone”; if an average of 25 new cases per day is 25 cases per 100,000 residents. The current rolling average is 42.73.
Jefferson County was last in the “red zone” in late September.