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Platte County sees first COVID-19 case

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Posted at 4:38 PM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 17:39:50-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Platte County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19.

The Platte County Health Department announced Monday that it received its first “laboratory confirmed” coronavirus case.

No information was available on the person’s age or gender.

The county also has issued a stay-at-home order that goes into effect Tuesday through at least April 24.

Editor's note: A mobile push alert sent regarding this story included an incorrect headline. It should have referenced the first "cases" of COVID-19 in Clay and Platte counties.

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