Advertisement

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Missouri reports highest daily COVID-19 case total; Arkansas reports drop in cases

(KY3)
Published: Mar. 19, 2020 at 7:16 PM CDT
Email this link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

Here's a breakdown of cases in both Arkansas, Missouri and the Ozarks.

Missouri: 24,629 Total Positive Cases; 1,042 Deaths; (as of 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 7) (Missouri does not report recoveries)

The Missouri Department of Health reported a record 773 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. The state reported 14 additional deaths.

(In the Missouri Ozarks)

-Greene County: 402 (243 Recoveries/163 Active Cases)

-Barry County: 81 (11 Recoveries)

-Barton County: 30

-Benton County: 20

-Camden County: 74 (35 recoveries)

-Cedar County: 12

-Christian County: 71 (33 Active Cases)

-Dade County: 1

-Dallas County: 15 (1 Recovery)

-Dent County: 5

-Douglas County: 6

-Henry County: 20

-Howell County: 44

-Jasper County: 652

-City of Joplin: 181

-Laclede County: 57 (20 Recoveries)

-Lawrence County: 48 (29 Recoveries)

-Maries County: 6

-McDonald County: 652

-Miller County: 22

-Morgan County: 19

-Newton County: 502

-Oregon County: 8

-Ozark County: 2

-Phelps County: 48

-Polk County: 16 (6 Recoveries)

-Pulaski County: 130

-Shannon County: 22

-St. Clair County: 2

-Stone County: 19

-Taney County: 105 (25 recoveries)

-Texas County: 9

-Vernon County: 26

-Webster County: 48

-Wright County: 29 (14 recoveries)

Click

a map of all Missouri county-by-county cases.

Arkansas: 24,512 Total Positive Cases; 301 Deaths; 18,725 Recoveries; 369 Hospitalizations (as of 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 7)

The state of Arkansas reported a daily increase of 439 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. Arkansas reported nine additional deaths. .

(In the Arkansas Ozarks)

-Baxter County: 25 (17 Recoveries)

-Benton County: 3,043 (2,426 Recoveries)

-Boone County: 30 (19 Recoveries)

-Carroll County: 195 (142 Recoveries)

-Fulton County: 15 (10 Recoveries)

-Izard County: 23 (20 Recoveries)

-Madison County: 203 (176 Recoveries)

-Marion County: 12 (4 Recoveries)

-Newton County: 7 (5 Recoveries)

-Searcy County: 12 (7 Recoveries)

-Sharp County: 58 (44 Recoveries)

-Stone County: 19 (13 Recoveries)

-Washington County: 4,137 (2,998 Recoveries)

Click

a map of all Arkansas county-by-county cases.

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.

MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is updating cases and threats across the state. Click

.

ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: The Arkansas Department of Health is updating cases and threats across the Natural State. Click

.

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

.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH: Click

.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: The World Health Organization just labeled the coronavirus as a pandemic. It has been tracking the virus since it first showed up in Wuhan, China on December 31. Click

.

KY3.COM COVERAGE: Get the latest stories, both locally and nationally.

Click

.

Simple preventive actions that help prevent the spread of all types of respiratory viruses include:

· Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

· Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

· 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.