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Gov. Parson, Dr. Birx hold briefing on Mo. COVID-19 response; 794 new cases reported Tues.

Governor Parson and his staff met with Dr. Deborah Birx for an informal meeting on Tuesday...
Governor Parson and his staff met with Dr. Deborah Birx for an informal meeting on Tuesday morning to discuss Missouri's COVID-19 response and recovery.(Governor Mike Parson/Facebook)
Updated: Aug. 18, 2020 at 2:15 PM CDT
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KFVS) - Governor Mike Parson held a Missouri update briefing at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday, August 18.

Dr. Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, joined the governor.

Gov. Parson, Dr. Birx briefing 8/18

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Posted by KFVS-TV on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Gov. Parson met with Birx earlier on Tuesday morning to discuss Missouri’s COVID-19 response and recovery.

This morning, my staff and I sat down with Dr. Deborah Birx, Coronavirus Response Coordinator for the White House...

Posted by Governor Mike Parson on Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 794 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, August 18.

DHSS reported a total of 69,417 cases, including 1,402 deaths.

As of Tuesday, 867,481 Missourians have been tested for the virus and 65,068 were tested for COVID-19 antibodies.

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