(ATCHISON CO., Mo.) -- The director of the Atchison County, Missouri Health Department reported a positive COVID-19 test result Wednesday evening.
Officials say she is a woman in her 70's suffering only a mild illness and has self-isolated at home.
They add she had minimal contact with other people in Atchison County, however she had recently traveled to a high-population area.
This latest case comes as Missouri reported a spike in coronavirus cases of more than 100 in the past 24 hours.