Submitted to Branson Globe
The Taney County Health Department has confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 in Taney County. This brings the case count to 30, with two deaths, 13 recovered and 15 active cases.
All of the new cases are residents of Taney County.
The 28th case was a close contact of a previous case and has been isolating at home and has had no contact with anyone outside of their household.
The 29th case is not linked to previous cases and is considered community spread. The individual is isolating at home and has provided the following itinerary:
Travel Itinerary for case 29:
2:50 pm Casey’s in Hollister (masked)
3:00 pm Tanger Mall (masked)
Rack Room Shoes
5:30 pm TJ MAXX (masked)
7:00 pm Tequila’s 2 picked up food(masked)
7:25 pm Chili’s Curbside (masked)
7:35 McDonald’s, Branson Hills Parkway, drive through(masked)
6:30 pm Momo’s picked up food (masked)
6:45 pm McDonald’s drive through Downtown (masked)
All contacts for this case have been notified and are isolating at home.
Case number 30 is not linked to any previous cases and is considered community spread.
Below is the travel itinerary for case number 30.
Travel Itinerary for case 30:
No public contacts
11:30 am Walmart Branson Hills (unmasked)
11:45 am Target Branson Hills (unmasked)
12:00 pm Kohl’s Branson Hills (unmasked)
1:30 pm Cracker Barrel (unmasked)
No public contacts
9:45 am McDonald’s drive through (unmasked)
All contacts have been notified and are isolating at home.
If you were at any of these locations during this time, please monitor for symptoms. If symptoms do develop, please notify your healthcare provider for further consultation.
Taney County Health department is asking everyone in the community to wear a face covering or mask, follow social distancing guidelines and stay home if you are sick.
For more information contact the Taney County Health Department at 417-334-4544.