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Chart updated Monday-Friday

Last Updated: 5:00 p.m. 9/25/2020 (* includes Village of Loch Lloyd)
  Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
- Cass County
Archie 32
Belton* 409
Cleveland 25
Creighton 6
Drexel 17
East Lynne 1
Freeman/Lake Annette 13
Garden City 40
Greenwood 9
Harrisonville 219
Kingsville 1
Lake Winnebago 14
Lee's Summit 38
Peculiar 130
Pleasant Hill 196
Raymore 421
Total 1571
Cases Recovered (as of 9/21/2020) 1355
Currently Hospitalized 6
Total Deaths 22

Weekly Case Counts (updated every Monday)

20200921 Covid Cases Website Chart

Recent Press Releases and Statements

Press Release - Statement on Expanded COVID-19 Testing (9/25/2020)

Regional Public Health Release - Importance for Exposed Persons to be Tested (9/3/2020)

Past Press Releases and Statements


What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person through close contact (within 6 feet) by respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Infections can range from mild to severe.
Cases are being identified in the United States, some of which have been identified in Missouri and in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Current case counts remain relatively low.

What are the signs and symptoms of COVID-19?

  • Fever (88%)
  • Dry cough (68%)
  • Fatigue (38%)
  • Excessive mucous production (33%)
  • Shortness of breath (19%)
  • Sore throat (14%)
  • Headache (14%)
  • Muscle pain (15%)
  • Chills (11%)
  • Nausea or vomiting (5%)
  • Nasal congestion (5%)
  • Diarrhea (4%)

What your Local Public Health Department is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Local health departments in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area are in communication with each other as well as state and federal partners. Local public health is monitoring the health of individuals as guided by the CDC and providing guidance to healthcare providers. People with confirmed COVID-19 or possible exposure may be subject to 14-day isolation or monitoring. Cooperation from these individuals is vital to the public health response to slow the spread of the virus.

How can our community be prepared for COVID-19?

  • Call the Missouri DHSS COVID-19 hotline (1-877-435-8411) for general questions
  • Actively encourage those who are ill to stay home
  • Review policies for requiring doctor’s notes for absences, and consider not requiring doctor’s notes
  • Put up signage to promote proper hand hygiene and coughing etiquette
  • Provide tissues and no-touch trash cans
  • Routinely clean high touch surfaces; e.g., doorknobs, workstations, etc.
  • Read the CDC’s framework for mitigation to see the current prevention and preparation recommendations for individuals/families, schools, assisted/senior living facilities, workplaces, and community and faith-based organizations

Where can I find accurate information about COVID-19?

  1. Fact Sheets
  2. Prevention Materials

Fact Sheets