First 5 COVID-19 tests in St. Charles County negative

5 people of varying ages were tested, all results have come back negative

Alex Degman
March 11, 2020 - 3:37 pm
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ST. CHARLES (KMOX) - The first five people tested for coronavirus in St. Charles County have come back negative.

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Two of them, a 77-year-old man and 72-year-old woman, traveled to Mexico. The third case was a 55-year-old woman who traveled to Washington State.
The fourth case was a 40-year-old man who traveled to Germany. All four people were showing symptoms.

The county didn't immediately make available information about the fifth person to be tested.
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