Gov. Parson gave COVID-19 update; 2,113 cases, 19 deaths in Mo.

Updated: Apr. 4, 2020 at 9:23 AM CDT
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MISSOURI (KFVS) -As of 2 p.m. on April 3, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 2,113 positive cases of COVID-19 in Missouri.

Saturday press briefing regarding COVID-19

Saturday press briefing regarding COVID-19

Posted by Governor Mike Parson on Saturday, April 4, 2020

Ninety-one of those cases are in the Heartland.

Cape County has 15 confirmed cases.

The St. Francis County Health Center has reported their first virus related death.

A total of 19 deaths have been linked to the virus in the state.

Many actions are being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Governor Mike Parson has announced a state wide stay at home order.

Click here to see how Missourians are reacting to the order.

Parks in Cape and Jackson are closing, the Cape Girardeau Public Library will remain closed until further notice and Scott County has issued a stay at home order.

The Show Me Center in Cape could become an alternative medical facility to help relieve the pressure being put on area hospitals.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has extended the suspension of all written, driver road test, salvage inspections and bus inspections.

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