The impact of the pandemic is starting to hit home as cases mount along with fatalities. In this link blast we'll lead with info about the latest death and then move to related coverage . . . Checkit:
Local Old School Tragedy
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Jackson County executive Frank White confirmed Friday afternoon that the a Jackson County woman in her 80s is the first resident to die of COVID-19. The woman, who lived in eastern Jackson County, had not traveled recently.
More Deets On 'Community Spread' Death Of Elderly Lady
INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) - One person has died from COVID-19 in Jackson County, Missouri. According to the authorities, the individual had previously been identified as a COVID-19 patient. They say the person who died is a woman who was in her 80s.
Johnson County Cases Rise
JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. - A spokesperson for Johnson County confirmed Friday that there are eight new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the total in the county to 24. As of March 18, Johnson County is the only county in the metro with community spread, meaning the coronavirus is passed along among residents in the [...]
Missouri COVID-19 Uptick
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The number of coronavirus cases in Missouri nearly doubled on Friday, and at least one of the new cases is raising concerns because it appears to involve community spread, which is when experts can't figure out how a person caught the disease.
Kansas Copes With Job Losses
Kansas coronavirus update: Unemployment claims surge by 10,000, state logs 44 cases, test kit supply dwindles
Kansas adjutant general says draconian measures feared in social media posts aren't in realm of possibility, state's jobless claims grow 10,000 in one week and KDHE lab running short on virus testing kits. This content is being provided for free as a public service to our readers during the coronavirus outbreak.
Show-Me Guv Talking Social Distancing Mandate
Kansas City and St. Louis business and health care leaders have issued an urgent, blunt warning to Missouri Gov. Mike Parson: Immediately order uniform social distancing across the state to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Doggie Style News Just For TKC
Pomeranian was quarantined last month but returned home over the weekend The 17-year-old dog had tested negative in the two most recent tests carried out But Hong Kong officials confirmed today the dog had died on Monday Owner Yvonne Chow Hau Yee, 60, caught COVID-19 last month but recovered Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?
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