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Coronavirus in Missouri: Where are the positive COVID-19 cases?

   

Since early March, at least 903 Missourians have tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus) and 12 people have died.  

Gov. Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency and has urged events with large gatherings to be canceled. A national emergency has been declared as well as the global pandemic spreads. 

The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” while the disease is called “coronavirus disease 2019,” or “COVID-19.” It can cause severe respiratory illnesses with symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned.

The virus can spread among people through close personal contact or by touching a surface with the virus, according to the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). 

 

A total of 903 cases have been confirmed by state officials with about 12,385 people having been tested. The first fatality was reported on March 18. The deaths have occurred in Boone, Camden, Greene, Henry, Jackson, St. Charles, and St. Louis counties as well as St. Louis. Read on for a look at where the positive cases are in the state. 

Adair County

One person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Adair County.

Atchison County

One person in Atchison County has tested positive for coronavirus.

Barry County

One person has tested positive for coronavirus in Barry County.

Bates County

Two people have tested positive for coronavirus in Bates County.

Benton County

One person in Benton County has tested positive for coronavirus.

Bollinger County

One person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Bollinger County.

Boone County

Fifty individuals have tested positive for coronavirus. One Missourian from Boone County has died, the first fatality reported in the state.

Buchanan County

Three people in Buchanan County have tested positive for coronavirus.

Callaway County

Eight people have tested positive for coronavirus in Callaway County.

Camden County

Seven people have tested positive in Camden County. One person has died in Camden County.

Cape Girardeau County

Five people have tested positive for coronavirus in Cape Girardeau.

Carter County

Two people in Carter County have tested positive for coronavirus.

Cass County

Eight individuals have tested positive for coronavirus in Cass County.

Chariton County

In Chariton County, one person has tested positive for coronavirus.

Christian County

Seven Missourians have tested positive in Christian County.

Clay County

Eleven people have tested positive for coronavirus in Clay County.

Clinton County

One person has tested positive for coronavirus in Clinton County.

Cole County

Seventeen people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Cole County.

Cooper County

One person has tested positive for coronavirus in Cooper County.

Dunklin County

Three people have tested positive for coronavirus in Dunklin County.

Franklin County

Seven people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Franklin County.

Greene County

Forty-one individuals have tested positive for coronavirus in Greene County, including multiple travel-related cases. Three people have died in Greene County. 

Henry County

A patient who had been treated at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton tested positive for coronavirus. The hospital was placed on diversion and advised not to admit new patients as doctors were tested. 

One person has died in Henry County.

Jackson County

Forty-eight people have tested positive for coronavirus in Jackson County. A woman who tested positive through a private lab died on March 20, health officials said.

Jasper County

One person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Jasper County.

Jefferson County

Seventeen people have tested positive for coronavirus in Jefferson County.

Johnson County

Nine people have tested positive for coronavirus in Johnson County.

Joplin

One person in Joplin has tested positive for coronavirus.

Kansas City

In Kansas City, 102 individuals have tested positive for coronavirus.

Lafayette County

Four individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Lafayette County.

Lincoln County

Two people in Lincoln County have tested positive for coronavirus.

McDonald County

One person has tested positive for coronavirus in McDonald County.

Moniteau County

Four people have tested positive for coronavirus in Moniteau County.

Montgomery County

Three people have tested positive for coronavirus in Montgomery County.

Newton County

Four people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Newton County.

Pemiscot County

One person has tested positive for coronavirus in Pemiscot County.

Perry County

Seven individuals have tested positive in Perry County.

Pettis County

One person has tested positive for coronavirus in Pettis County.

Platte County

Six people in Platte County have tested positive for coronavirus.

Pulaski County

Five people have tested positive in Pulaski County.

Ralls County

One person has tested positive for coronavirus in Ralls County.

Randolph County

One person in Randolph County has tested positive for coronavirus.

Ray County

One person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Ray County.

Ripley County

Two people in Ripley County have tested positive for coronavirus.

Scott County

Three people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Scott County.

Shelby County 

One individual in Shelby County has tested positive for COVID-19.

St. Charles County

Forty-three people have tested positive for coronavirus in St. Charles County. Two people have died in St. Charles County.

St. Francois County

Four people in St. Francois County have tested positive.

St. Louis County 

In St. Louis County, 336 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19. One woman in her 20s, who was the first confirmed case in Missouri, had recently traveled to Italy. 

Two people in St. Louis County have died.

St. Louis City

Ninety-seven individuals have tested positive for coronavirus in St. Louis. One person in St. Louis has died.

Stoddard County

Two people in Stoddard County have tested positive for coronavirus.

Taney County

Two people have tested positive for coronavirus in Taney County.

Texas County

One person in Texas County has tested positive.

Warren County

Two people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Warren County.

Wright County

In Wright County, three people have tested positive for coronavirus.

Others

Eight other people have tested positive for coronavirus in Missouri, but the locations have not yet been revealed.

This story has been updated. The numbers reflected are taken from data from DHSS. 


EDITOR’S NOTE: For up-to-date information on coronavirus, check with the CDC and DHSS.