PLATTE COUNTY, Mo. — The Platte County Health Department announced Tuesday its second presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in the county.
The department said the first and second cases are not related to one another.
An investigation is underway to determine how both patients conducted the virus.
A stay-at home is now in effect for Platte County, along with Kansas City, Jackson, Clay and Cass County in Missouri and Johnson, Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Douglas, Atchison and Miami in Kansas.
The order directs residents to stay at home except for essential needs.
- Here is a list of what counts as essential activities and essential businesses during stay-at home order
PCHD has confirmed its second positive case of COVID-19 in Platte County. Both cases are unrelated to each other. An investigation has begun with both patients as to how they have become infected. For more info, visit https://t.co/3ZyQhb8Yb1— Platte County Health Department (@plattehealth) March 24, 2020