Scott County Missouri Put Under Stay at Home Order

Scott County, Missouri leaders have issued a Stay at Home order for all local residents. The order will go into effect on Saturday at 12:01.a.m. The order was issued Thursday and a date for the order has not been given, but could be revoked at any time. Authorities said the order is to help slow the spread of COVID-19 within the county. The order requires residents to stay home and all non-essential businesses are to cease operations. All religious gatherings or meetings must abide by social distancing requirements, which include no more than 10 people and residents are to maintain a six-foot distance between others at all times. County leaders said COVID-19 presents a danger and serious health risk for residents and visitors. Local health officials have confirmed that there are six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.

 

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