Six Cases Reported Last Week, Recoveries Stand At 66

Franklin County reported six cases of COVID-19 last week, bringing the total to 129 since March 23.

There have been 66 recoveries and 50 cases are active.

No new deaths have been reported and the total remains at 13.

Of the 50 active cases, 37 are in skilled nursing facilities and the other 13 reside in the county. Presiding Commissioner Tim Brinker said they have been contact-traced and quarantined.

Three new cases were reported Tuesday, May 5 and involved a 28-year-old female from Washington; a 55-year-old female from Gray Summit and a 65-year-old male from St. Clair.

On May 6, a 75-year-old male from St. Clair was diagnosed. 

No new cases were reported Thursday or Friday. Brinker reported Monday morning that two St. Clair men — ages 47 and 57 — had been diagnosed.


There are still six cases from Sullivan and five of the patients have made recoveries.

Brinker reported Monday that a 90-year-old man was the fifth patient from Sullivan to make a recovery.

A 47-year-old Sullivan woman remains as one of the county’s 50 active cases.

There were seven patients from St. Albans, New Haven, Labadie and Leslie and all seven have made recoveries.

Ten of the 13 patients from the Pacific-Gray Summit area have made recoveries.

Three of four patients from Lonedell have recovered.

Four patients from Villa Ridge have recovered and two more have died.

Five of 15 patients from Union have recovered and eight of St. Clair’s 18 patients recovered.

Washington remains the epicenter of the virus due to Grandview Healthcare Center. 

There have been 60 cases.

Other Counties

Crawford County remains at eight cases and Washington County has had nine cases.

See more on Crawford County in this week’s Bourbon section.


As of Sunday at 2 p.m., there have been 9,884 cases across the state.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported an increase of 1,458 cases since Sunday, May 3.

There have been 482 deaths, up from 352 deaths on May 3.

DHSS said there was a delay in the number of deaths in Missouri’s tracking system, which now includes figures dating back a couple weeks.

The latest testing numbers were not updated Sunday, but through Saturday, 115,546 people had been tested in Missouri.

That is up from 91,083 who had been tested as of May 3.

Missouri has steadily been conducting more testing. More than 20,000 patients have been tested each of the last two weeks.

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