A bipartisan six-point-two billion dollar supplemental budget to battle the coronavirus outbreak is heading to the Missouri governor’s desk. The House approved the bill on a 147-4 vote. The House Budget Committee’s top Democrat,
Columbia State Representative Kip Kendrick, says local health departments across Missouri are critical to containing COVID-19:

The bill also includes 90-million dollars for nursing homes to help with infection control. The state Department of Health and Senior Services says Missouri has 3,327 cases and 58 deaths.