Here's a quick check of local data on the continued spread of the pandemic . . .
KCMO Health Department: As of June, 9 KCMO has recorded 1,422 positive COVID-19 cases and 28 deaths.
NPN: 14,913 COVID-19 cases in Missouri, 840 deaths
KSN: The KDHE says the number of Kansans who have tested positive is now 10,650, an increase of 257 from Friday. The number of Kansas deaths linked to COVID-19 is 236.
And so, tonight we're sharing a few more resources and links on the ongoing impact of the pandemic . . .
Troops Suffer Coronavirus After Historic George Floyd Protests
Some D.C. National Guard troops deployed to protests in Washington have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Tuesday - as top White House Coronavirus Task Force members warned governors of a possible spike in infections tied to the nationwide demonstrations. The service members were among 1,300 D.C.
Get Your Message Across Despite Pandemic Masks
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Coronavirus is brewing up a lot of change especially in the way we communicate. Masks are now part of our "new normal." For months, the Filling Station has been keeping its staff and customers safe with strict sanitizing policies and by wearing masks.
School Comeback 2020
RAYTOWN, Mo. - School districts across the metro are preparing for the fall semester. Not knowing what the return to school will for sure look like, many districts are still keeping quiet about plans. But the Raytown School District is laying it all out there to keep parents in the loop about what may come.
Show-Me Costly Corona
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - As cities reopen and businesses emerge from stay-at-home orders, local governments are figuring out how to manage budgets that are expected to face shortfalls due to the coronavirus pandemic. The city of Independence is one of many cities facing such decisions.
COVID-19 Crackdowns Saddens Sunflower State
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A full two-thirds of Kansans say they don't personally know someone who's been infected with the coronavirus. Yet an overwhelming number of respondents to a survey say the pandemic remade their lives, mostly for the worse. They talk of worry, boredom. It has cost most of them money.
White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Covid-19 turned out to be his "worst nightmare" come to life as the coronavirus continues to rapidly spread across the globe. The virus is "something that's highly transmissible. ...
WHO Double Checks
top World Health Organization official clarified on Tuesday that scientists have not determined yet how frequently people with asymptomatic cases of Covid-19 pass the disease on to others, a day after suggesting that such spread is "very rare."
Coronavirus Redux Fear Upon The Great American Reopening
WHO's chief scientist says there's a 'very real risk' of a second wave of coronavirus as economies reopen
Stringent public health measures have helped stem the transmission of the coronavirus, but there's "every chance" of a resurgence as economies reopen, the chief scientist of the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.
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