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Rise In COVID-19 Cases Worries Tourist Destination Branson

Jul 9, 2020

The number of confirmed cases inside Missouri prisons since the start of the pandemic continues to grow.

Information from the Missouri Department of Corrections shows that 193 inmates across the state have tested positive for COVID-19, though just one has died.

The state lists just 45 as recovered because many of the cases were discovered through recent testing.

The Corrections Department said 60 staff members also have tested positive for the coronavirus and 18 have recovered.

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