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Missouri to End Coronavirus ‘Crisis’ Phase

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announces that the state is switching to an endemic phase of handling COVID-19 during news conference on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Parson declared that "the COVID-19 crisis is over" in Missouri. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb)

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (Missourinet) Missouri is moving out of the coronavirus crisis phase and into andemic recovery mode, effective Friday. What this means is the state will end its universal contact tracing and individual case investigations. Beginning Friday, Missouri’s online coronavirus dashboard updates will move to weekly instead of daily. During a news conference today at the Missouri Capitol, Governor Parson says the crisis is over but COVID-19 is still around….

Parson says virus transmission is at the lowest level since the end of March 2020.

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