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MO Covid-19 cases grow by 100+ in one day

The Missouri Department of Health reported 356 Covid-19 cases Wednesday afternoon

Posted: Mar 25, 2020 3:29 PM
Updated: Mar 26, 2020 8:44 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) -- The Missouri Department of Health reported the total number of Coronavirus cases in Missouri at 356 on Wednesday afternoon, an increase of 101 cases in just 24 hours.

St. Louis County reports the most cases with 129, St. Louis city with 44 cases, Kansas City with 43 and Jackson County with 17 cases.

In northwest Missouri there has been two cases in Platte County, one case in Clinton County and one case in an inmate at the Western Reception & Diagnostic Correctional Center in St. Joseph.

Doniphan County in northeast Kansas also confirmed its first case of Covid-19 on Tuesday.

The total number of deaths from Covid-19 in Missouri is at eight after three women from an assisted-living center in Green County died from the virus..

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A cool forecast is in store for northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas this week. Fall-like weather will usher into the area Monday with highs mainly in the 60s and no hazardous weather expected through the week. The area could see its first frost Friday morning as the lows drop into the low-to-mid 30s.
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