Missouri reports 15 coronavirus cases
March 18, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's health department on Tuesday reported 15 positive cases of coronavirus as state and local governments took additional steps to limit large gatherings in an attempt stem the virus' spread. Meanwhile, the state's governor warned that he expects the crisis to last for "months."
The agency has reported cases of COVID-19 in Boone, Cass, Cole, Greene, Henry, Jackson and St. Louis counties, as well as one case in the city of St. Louis.
Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday ordered the closure of Missouri's 13 casinos as of midnight through March 30. Meanwhile, some nonvi...