(Jefferson County) The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) officially reports more than 20 new cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Missouri.

John Winkelman is the host of the Scenic View on KJFF. He provides the exact numbers of CWD reports across the state.

Winkelman mentions counties reporting new CWD cases.

Winkelman adds more than 27,000 deer were tested in Missouri with around 19,000 of those deer tested coming from the opening weekend of the firearms portion of the season.

For more information about CWD in Missouri click here.