While Boone County is still seeing new cases of the coronavirus, there is plenty of good news to go around for the county. The number of positive tests for COVID-19 has risen to 70. However, the county has seen an even sharper rise in patients who have recovered with 47. This leaves Boone County with just 22 active cases of the virus and one death. While the county is seeing positive trends, residents are still advised to continue adhering to social distancing guidelines and consider wearing cloth face coverings based on a new CDC recommendation.