Missouri — The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Missouri is now 128.
Missouri has 38 new cases and three deaths. Missouri reported a total of 90 cases as of Sunday, up from 75 on Saturday, but St. Louis officials later announced six more cases. Three people have died from COVID-19 in Missouri.
People in St. Louis city and St. Louis County are now under mandatory stay-at-home orders. Five of the cases are tied to a preschool in St. Louis County. Temple Israel in Creve Coeur says four teachers and one parent have tested positive.
Officials in Missouri’s two largest cities are ordering a mandatory stay-at-home rule to residents starting this week in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. St. Louis and St. Louis County authorities first announced the rule Saturday, which begins Monday. Mayor Lyda Krewson and County Executive Sam Page said the measure will allow people to go to grocery stores, pharmacies, doctors appointments, restaurants for carryout, to work for most businesses and to exercise outside.
Kansas City authorities Saturday announced a similar rule to start Tuesday.
The United States has the 3rd most cases with over 34 thousand while China has 81,000 and Italy over 59,000.
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