CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo. — The Christian County Health Department announced 37 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, July 30.
Christian County, since the new cases confirmed, have a total of 278 cases with 107 of them being active cases.
The Health Department says the significant increase of cases in the county since July 2 is evidence that the stay-at-home orders, which have been lifted, were effective.
While the stay-at-home orders were in place, the Health Department says it only had 56 COVID-19 cases reported.
The Health Department says there is potential to be exposed to COVID-19 at any public location. Individuals in Christian County should wear a face mask when it’s not possible to social distance in public.