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  • At least 838 people test positive for COVID-19 in Missouri – 168 case jump from Friday
    On March 7, the state announced its first case of the coronavirus. Today, the latest data verified by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services show at least 838 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Missouri. The figure represents an additional 168 positive cases since the state released its Friday case count of […]  Sat, 28 Mar 2020 21:05:12 +0000

  • COVID-19 testing available for Missouri first responders, health care workers WITH symptoms
    From DHSS press release The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is expediting COVID-19 testing and test results for some first responders and other public health and safety professionals by processing their specimens through the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory. Missourians working in health care and public safety who have had close contact with […]  Sat, 28 Mar 2020 16:21:52 +0000

  • Latest COVID-19 count in Missouri: at least 10 dead, 670 people test positive
    A resident of a Springfield assisted living center in southwest Missouri is the state’s 10th coronavirus related casualty. The woman in her 90s is the fourth person to die at the facility from the respiratory virus. Missouri has at least 670 people who have tested positive for the respiratory disease. According to Missouri Department of […]  Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:10:57 +0000

  • Missouri COVID-19 cases by county, March 27, 2020 (MAP) UPDATED 7PM
    Today’s COVID-19 cases, as reported by Missouri DHSS at 7:00 p.m. on March 27, 2020.   These numbers are subject to change throughout the day. DHSS numbers not available SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.      Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:10:51 +0000

  • Missouri U.S. House members weigh in on stimulus package signed into law
    President Donald Trump has signed into law a coronavirus stimulus plan. Under the plan passed today by the U.S. House, Americans who make $75,000 or less a year would get a check for $1,200 – $2,400 for married couples – plus $500 per kid. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, a Democrat of Kansas City, says the pandemic […]  Fri, 27 Mar 2020 22:25:27 +0000