Coronavirus COVID-19
Photo: SergeyBitos/Shutterstock

47 test positive for COVID-19 in Missouri

Missouri health officials say there are now 47 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in the state, as of Friday morning.

Two more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Boone County. The City of Columbia said on Thursday that this brings the total to three in Boone County, with one death. The new cases were people in their 60’s and 70’s who contracted the virus through out-of-state contact with a person who was positive for COVID-19.

The Truman VA hospital in Columbia said Thursday that a veteran tested positive for COVID-19. That person came into the hospital with shortness of breath.

A William Woods University student tested positive on Thursday night, leading the school to close the Fulton campus.

(This story was last updated at 10:27 a.m. Friday.)

One comment

  1. I live in the lake area and I have seen on numerous occasions the strip at the dam is full of cars most of the time. Not everyone is practicing social distancing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.