CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Missouri reports 1,193 new COVID-19 cases, Arkansas cases increase too
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Here’s a breakdown of cases in both Arkansas, Missouri and the Ozarks.
Missouri: 54,080 Total Positive Cases; 1,266 Deaths; (as of 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 4) (Missouri does not report recoveries)
The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services reported 1,193 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, after a significant drop on Sunday. The state reported 11 new deaths Monday.
(In the Missouri Ozarks)
- Greene County: 1,318 (532 Active Cases/775 Recoveries)
- Barry County: 233
- Barton County: 66
- Benton County: 75
- Camden County: 317
- Cedar County: 35
- Christian County: 300
- Dade County: 21
- Dallas County: 52
- Dent County: 9
- Douglas County: 83
- Henry County: 73
- Hickory County: 17
- Howell County: 142
- Jasper County: 1,208
- City of Joplin: 467
- Laclede County: 200
- Lawrence County: 199
- Maries County: 17
- McDonald County: 940
- Miller County: 107
- Morgan County: 71
- Newton County: 828
- Oregon County: 14
- Ozark County: 8
- Phelps County: 76
- Polk County: 207
- Pulaski County: 187
- Shannon County: 43
- St. Clair County: 19
- Stone County: 95
- Taney County: 480
- Texas County: 43
- Vernon County: 47
- Webster County: 123
- Wright County: 58
Arkansas: 45,381 Total Positive Cases; 490 Deaths; 38,000 Recoveries; 513 Hospitalizations (as of 4 p.m. Tuesday, August 4)
The state of Arkansas reported a daily increase of 784 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. Arkansas reported 15 deaths.
(In the Arkansas Ozarks)
- Baxter County: 64 (48 Recoveries)
- Benton County: 4,611 (4,151 Recoveries)
- Boone County: 184 (100 Recoveries)
- Carroll County: 341 (301 Recoveries)
- Fulton County: 29 (25 Recoveries)
- Izard County: 45 (31 Recoveries)
- Madison County: 265 (243 Recoveries)
- Marion County: 24 (17 Recoveries)
- Newton County: 100 (22 Recoveries)
- Searcy County: 27 (22 Recoveries)
- Sharp County: 106 (83 Recoveries)
- Stone County: 59 (38 Recoveries)
- Washington County: 6,120 (5,548 Recoveries)
Here are some resources to keep you updated on the spreads.
MISSOURI CORONAVIRUS HOTLINE: The state Department of Health and Senior Services said residents and medical providers needing advice on the virus can call 877-435-8411 at any time on any day.
CDC: The Centers for Disease Control is Atlanta is on the frontlines of the battle to prevent the spread of coronavirus. It offers guidance for you and your business. Click HERE.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH: Click HERE.
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· Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
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· Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
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