Update: The 12th case was reported by the health department Saturday night.
There are now 10 positive COVID-19 cases in Franklin County according to County Officials as of today's date. Additional cases are expected to come in as testing continues.
The Independent News has received several calls from readers this week regarding a lack of inserts in the March 25 issue of the paper.
School districts in Franklin County announced Friday that classes will remain closed through April 24.
This closure affects the following districts:
Parson Signs Executive Order 20-06 to Begin Mobilizing Missouri National Guard to Assist with COVID-19 Response
Governor Mike Parson has signed Executive Order 20-06 to begin mobilizing the Missouri National Guard to assist in the state’s COVID-19 response efforts.