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All Results From COVID-19 Point In Time Testing In Branson Are Negative

Governor Tom Wolf

The results are in from COVID-19 testing done last week in Branson.  The Taney County Health Department tested 340 people for the illness.  It was part of a point-in-time COVID-19 test count by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

According to the Taney County Health Department, all of the test results are in, and they were all negative.

Lisa Marshall, director of the health department, attributed the results to community leaders and residents following public health guidelines by closing down early and practicing social distancing.

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.