Butler County Resident Test Negative for Virus

New details have been revealed about a death investigation in Butler County, Missouri. Officials say the patient was admitted to a local hospital with COVID-19 symptoms. A test for the virus was done at that time, but before the results were available, the patient passed away. On Wednesday, March 26, the results of the test for the patient came back negative for COVID-19. Out of respect for the privacy of the family, details about the deceased will not be released by the coroner’s office. Officials say any positive COVID-19 tests will be released to the state for further reporting and announcements.

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