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Grundy County Health Department: “Public’s actions to set the stage for December” as COVID-19 cases increase by 4

The Grundy County Health Department reports more than 300 COVID-19 cases were added in November. The health department says the public’s actions in December will “Set the stage for the new year.” The total number of COVID-19 cases for Grundy County increased by four since November 30th to 671. Four hundred ninety cases have been […]

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COVID-19 Update: Grundy County reports 7 new cases, 21 deaths; Sullivan County 3 new cases, 8 deaths

The Grundy County Health Department, in a report released Monday morning, says the number of active COVID-19 cases is steady with Saturday’s number after coming down in recent days. As of Monday morning, the health department reports 96 active cases of COVID-19 out of a total of 667 cases for the year to date total. […]

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Sullivan County Health Department reports 7 new cases of COVID-19

Sullivan County Health Department has confirmed seven additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Sullivan County.  Currently, Sullivan County sits at a total of six hundred and thirty-eight, with two active probable cases, eight deaths, and thirty-seven active cases. The positive cases have been determined to be community-related.  To maintain confidentiality, no other information will be […]

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Attorney General directs Federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule executions for inmates convicted of brutal murders

The United States Attorney General has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule the executions of three federal-death row inmates sentenced to death for brutal murders, including the murder of a child and, with respect to two inmates, the murder of multiple victims. Alfred Bourgeois abused, tortured, and beat to death his young daughter.  […]

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Livingston and Sullivan County report COVID-19 related deaths; Harrison County 20 new cases; Linn County 13 new cases of COVID-19

The Sullivan County Health Department confirms an additional death due to COVID-19, bringing the total to eight. Three additional cases have also been confirmed, which makes that total 631. There are 42 active cases and four active probable cases for Sullivan County. The Livingston County Health Center announces another death related to COVID-19, making the […]

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Mercer County reports first COVID-19 related death, two new cases, Two new cases in Daviess County and 27 new cases in Putnam County

The Mercer County Health Department announces the county’s first COVID-19-related death. Two confirmed cases were added since November 24th, which brings the total to 81. Probable cases remain at 42. There are 17 active cases. Two COVID-19-related deaths have been added in Daviess County since Friday, which the health department notes brings the total to […]

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Grundy County reports another COVID-19 related death and 15 cases of COVID-19; Linn County reports 2 new cases of COVID-19

The Grundy County Health Department has announced another death due to COVID-19 which brings the total number of deaths to 19. Fifteen cases were added since November 24th, which makes the total 633. Four hundred sixty-eight cases have been confirmed. One hundred twelve are active. The Linn County Health Department on November 24th reported two […]

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With no statewide mandate in Missouri, more local governments are requiring masks

(Missouri Independent) – In early July, the Columbia City Council passed an ordinance requiring everyone over 10 years old to wear a face mask when in close contact with someone from outside their household. Since that vote, a requirement for face masks has been in every health order issued for the city of 123,000 by the Columbia-Boone […]

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109 veterans have died of COVID-19 in Missouri veterans homes since September 1

The Missouri Veterans Commission’s Veterans Homes continue to fight COVID-19, and according to spokesman Jamie Melchert, they are continuing daily testing using PCR and antigen testing; training on the proper use of PPE and enhanced PPE; cleaning and disinfecting and enhanced training in these areas; infection control inspections and additional training; additional supervision, including from […]