Case data for 2020-21 academic year

The numbers below reflect data from August 2020 to August 21, 2021. To view active student cases for the current 2021-2022 academic year, click here.

Student cases at Mizzou

(provided by Columbia/Boone County Health and Human Services)


Total student cases


Total students hospitalized

Note: The numbers above reflect data from August 18, 2020 to August 21, 2021. All eight hospitalized students were discharged.

Faculty and staff cases

Cases reported in the table below have been self-reported by MU faculty and staff from both MU and UM System offices within Boone County.

Cumulative cases
Faculty 66
MU staff 459
UM System staff 36
Cumulative case data is based on cases self-reported to the university from Aug. 16, 2020 through Aug. 21, 2021. Self-reported data may be incomplete. MU staff figures above include two deaths in the cumulative case column.

Information about specific cases will not be shared

Federal privacy laws prohibit the university from disclosing individual identities and any personally identifying information of individuals who test positive. If you are made aware of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you must not share that information.

The individual who tested positive will be isolated, a case investigator will identify close contacts, and contact tracers will contact close contacts and advise them on quarantine.