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Pettis County continues to report new COVID cases


Pettis County added 21 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of cases to 4,592, according to the Pettis County Health Center.

There are now 323 active cases and 4,201 residents have been released to normal activity. Nine residents are now hospitalized seeking treatment for the virus.

The Health Center will not issue a report Monday, as it will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported a seven-day total of 15,519 cases on Friday or an average of 2,217 per day. There were a total of 56 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Missouri during the last seven days, representing an average of eight deaths per day.


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