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Parson extends Missouri's stay-at-home order

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Gov. Mike Parson yesterday announced the extension of the state's stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The order now dictates that residents stay at home through May 4, compared with April 24 in the original edict.

"We are working with public health experts, using Missouri-specific data to track the course of COVID-19. We are seeing early signs in the data that lead us to be cautiously optimistic that we are beginning to slow the course of the infection across Missouri, even in St. Louis and Kansas City," Parson said.

Parson said the state is emphasizing the protection of health care workers and first responders, as well as the strategic reopening of businesses, in order to reopen the state.

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