Health officials confirm first COVID-19 case in Jasper County

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. – The Jasper County Health Department, on Friday, March 20, announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county.

The patient’s name is not being released, but health officials say the individual “was an international traveler in their 20’s.”

Jasper County Health Department staff are working with the Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services to determine any close contacts this individual may have had with others.

For more information, you can reach out to the Jasper County Health Dept. at 417-358-3111.

Jasper County Press Release