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Gov. Parson announces 47 test positive for COVID-19 in Missouri

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Gov. Mike Parson announced Friday morning 47 people in the state have tested positive for COVID-19.

Parson tweeted about the cases at 9:11 a.m. The tweet said there are three confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Boone County and two cases reported in Cole County.

The tweet shows which cases were confirmed in the state health department's laboratory and which were confirmed by commercial testing labs.

Parson's tweet shows there are 11 more confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Missouri since Thursday, March 19.

The tweet also shows there are three confirmed cases not attributed to a county.

Parson is scheduled to hold a COVID-19 briefing Friday at 3 p.m. in the capitol. ABC 17 News will bring you the full news conference online and on air.

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Matt Ragsdale

Matt Ragsdale is a broadcast and digital producer at ABC 17 News.


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