St. Francois County confirms 2 cases of coronavirus

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ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Francois County Health Center is investigating a second confirmed case of COVID-19.

The health center learned of the positive case Monday evening.

The patient, a woman in her 20s, is a healthcare professional and works outside the county.

The local health department is working to determine how she contracted COVID-19 but it’s believed this might be related to her line of work.

The woman is quarantining at her home. Authorities are working to identify and notify close contacts.

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