More Missouri Counties Pass Mask Orders

More Missouri counties are passing mask orders as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increase.

Last week, Franklin County passed a mask order.

Boone County, passed a similar requirement this week.

In addition to those counties, the cities of Fulton, and Rolla both passed mask mandates this week.

On Thursday, the state reported 4,471 new confirmed coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 287,263.

Since the pandemic began 3,808 people have died according to the latest data from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.