(St. Francois County) There’s been a big jump in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in St. Francois County. County Health Director Amber Elliot says they now have ten total positive case, 8 female and two male. Four are contacts to other confirmed cases and six remin under investigation. Elliot says it’s still way to early to project how many cases the county will end up with.

As far as the stay at home order for the county goes, we asked Elliot how it will be enforced.

According to the health department, 4 of the cases have required hospitalization during their illness, and none have fully recovered as of this time.