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Missouri COVID-19 cases exceed 100

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Posted at 7:19 PM, Mar 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-22 20:19:37-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — St. Louis County has reported 38 new COVID-19 cases, bringing Missouri’s total to more than 100 as of Sunday night.

Missouri now has 135 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

St. Louis County officials said that six of the 38 new cases were not related to travel, and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health said in a news release that there is “clear evidence of community transmission” in the county.

St. Louis County issued a stay-at-home order that goes into effect on Monday and will last through at least April 22.

The Kansas City metro also will be under a stay-at-home order, which begins on Tuesday.