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Missouri sees 1st coronavirus death; local elections delayed

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, left, and Columbia Mayor Brian Treece emerge from the governor's office in the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri, on Wednesday. Parson announced that Missouri's first death from the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease occurred Wednesday. AP Photo by David A. Lieb

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday announced the first coronavirus death in the state happened in Boone County, without providing further details. Columbia Mayor Brian Treece said the case was travel-related and the individual is the same person who tested ...

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