Missouri State Health officials have confirmed that are 227 positive cases of COVID-19 in the state and there have been three deaths reported. Additional cases of the coronavirus have been reported in St. Francis, Scott and Dunklin counties. On Saturday, a Social Distancing Order was declared statewide starting at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, March 23. It’s in effect until 12:01 a.m. on Monday, April 6 unless extended. The hotline for Missouri citizens or providers wanting COVID-19 guidance is 877-435-8411.