Governor Parson Announces First Missouri COVID-19 Death


This week, Governor Parson announced the first casualty of the coronavirus in Missouri. The patient was a resident of Boone County who was over 60 years of age and had recently traveled overseas, where they presumptively acquired the illness.  

The Missouri Department of Health has a webpage dedicated to providing information about the disease, how to avoid it, along with a daily count of the number of Missourians tested and those testing positive. Stay safe and healthy, everyone!

March 20, 2020 - 2:22pm

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