The Springfield-Greene County and Christian County Health Department have updated their COVID-19 totals.
SGCHD officials reported 13 laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday. The county’s total lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 is 951.
County health department contact tracers are tracking 459 active cases.
Christian County Health Department officials reported 26 new cases of COVID-19.
That brings the county’s total number of lab confirmed cases to 196. The department is monitoring 90 active cases.
“With the recent significant increase in positive cases, the health department would like to remind the community that at this point-in-time there is a potential for you to be exposed at any public location,” CCHD officials posted on social media.
“Wearing a mask in public offers protection to people around you, especially those who are higher risk of getting sick,” the posting reads. “Please keep in mind that you may be infected with COVID-19 without realizing. Wearing a face mask significantly reduces the risk that you will spread the virus unknowingly.”