Clay County, MO – There has been a spike of COVID-19 cases in Clay County reportedly because of an outbreak at a nursing home.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is reporting 230 total cases Saturday since the pandemic began. Just seven days ago Clay County had 170 cases. There has been three confirmed deaths.
The spike reportedly comes from an outbreak at the Pleasant Valley Manor Care Center. The Courier Tribune said Clay’s death count went from one Wednesday to three on Friday. Clay County Public Health Center Executive Director Gary Zaborac told the Courier Tribune Pleasant Valley is reporting 37 cases and more are expected next week.