Thursday COVID-19 Coverage: Potential exposure in Montgomery County
As COVID-19 spreads, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about the impacts on the community.
You can find an active map of confirmed COVID-19 cases by county here, COVID-19 cases in Missouri broken down by county.
Updates for Thursday, May 28 will be posted below:
9 p.m.: 1 new case in Macon County
In a press release on Friday, the Macon County Health Department confirmed the county's fourth positive case of COVID-19. Macon County announced its third case of COVID-19 yesterday.
5:30 p.m.: 4 new cases in Audrain County
In a Facebook post, the Audrain County Health Department revealed there are a total of 73 cases of COVID-19 in Audrain County, which is four more than yesterday.
Of the 73 total cases, 26 are considered recovered. Audrain County has not had any deaths related to COVID-19.
4:50 p.m.: 1 new case in Moniteau County,
There is 1 new positive COVID-19 case and 2 recoveries in Moniteau County, according to the Moniteau County Health Department.
There has been a total of 55 cases and 1 death in the county.
3:45 p.m.: Potential exposure in Montgomery County
There has been a potential exposure of COVID-19 to a significant number of people in Montgomery County, according the county's health department.
Those exposed are in the most vulnerable population, the health department said.
Health officials are currently working with places where the exposures took place and are contacting the individuals close contacts.
There are currently two cases in Montgomery County, but the health department said they expect this number to increase.
3:45 p.m.: 8 new positive cases in Boone County
There are now 30 active cases in Boone County, bringing the total case number to 138 since the start of the pandemic. There has been 1 death in the county.
3:30 p.m.: Monroe County reports first case
Monroe County has its first positive COVID-19 case, according to the county's health department. They said the case is not travel related and the patient is currently quarantined.
12 p.m.: UMKC to repopulate 2 Kansas City campuses in coming weeks
Staff and students will begin to return to the University of Missouri-Kansas City next week. Read the full story here.