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Thousands of Missourians are being tested for COVID – 19

At least 502 people in Missouri have tested positive for the coronavirus, compared to yesterday’s count of 356. During a press conference today, State Health Director Randall Williams says Missouri continues to make changes to better monitor the outbreak. “We do track negatives. We changed our regulations so that we …

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500 – plus cases now confirmed .. a few more in Cole County

There are nearly 150 more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Missouri. State officials say the total number of confirmed cases is up to 502 as of Thursday afternoon. Wednesday’s count was 356. Cole County has counted 12 — positives, including two recoveries. Boone County has confirmed 33 cases, …

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Cleaning the Capitol

(MissouriNet) — Missouri’s governor says the State Capitol in Jefferson City is being cleaned extensively daily, to protect employees and to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The Capitol has been closed to the general public since Tuesday. Governor Mike Parson says cleaning crews are working hard State health officials …

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Missouri disaster declaration approved

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s request for federal disaster declaration, the governor’s office announced Thursday. Trump’s decision means the state, local governments and nonprofits will receive some federal help to recover costs associated with the outbreak of the coronavirus. Parson sought …

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How long does it take to get COVID-19 test results back?

If you get tested for COVID – 19, how long it will take to get the results back could vary widely. Cole County Health Department’s Chezney Schulte it all depends on which lab is processing your sample …  Both Capital Region Medical Center and St. Mary’s Hospital both have drive …

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More COVID-19 cases confirmed in Missouri

More than 100 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been counted in Missouri over the last 24 hours. The D-H-S-S reports the total number of confirmed cases is now up to 356. Yesterday’s (tue) count was at 255. At least eight people have died from COVID-19 in Missouri so far. …

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