Health Department reports over 2,000 COVID-19 cases in Missouri

2 months 3 days 11 hours ago Friday, April 03 2020 Apr 3, 2020 Friday, April 03, 2020 2:30:00 PM CDT April 03, 2020 in News
By: Avery Everett, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY - As of 2 p.m. Friday, the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services reported that the state had over 2,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

At this time, approximately 21,191 patients have been tested in Missouri, with 2,113 of those cases confirmed positive. The state has also had 21 COVID-19 related deaths.

There is currently no statewide stay-at-home order for Missouri, but Governor Mike Parson is holding a media briefing at 5 p.m. Friday to announce a next move.

Missouri is one of seven states in the U.S. with stay-at-home orders in parts of the state, but not entirely statewide.

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