(Jefferson City)–Governor Parson says 163 long-term care sites in Missouri, including nursing homes and assisted living centers, have had positive cases of the coronavirus. Some have already had mass testing on site.
State Health Director Randall Williams is issuing a new order requiring long-term care sites with a positive coronavirus case to test all residents and staff in these high-risk settings.

Since March, nearly 11,000 people have tested positive for the coronavirus and 605 people have died from the virus in Missouri.