Phillip C. Jorenby, 87, of Panama City, Fla., died at 3:58 p.m. on May 22, 2020, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
The Monroe County Health Department reported the first two positive tests for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus late Monday morning.
Health Department Director Paula Delaney said the cases involve a couple, who are currently quarantined in their home. Delaney said the Health Department could not address their ages or location in the county.
Delaney said that she learned late Sunday night of the two positive cases. She said the Health Department informed Monroe County Emergency Management of the coronavirus cases early Monday.
“They are in quarantine and our staff is working with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to trace any close contacts of the couple who may have been exposed,” Delaney said. “If we find there were close contacts with any person, we will work to help the person – or people – and monitor them closely for the development of any symptoms.”
Gary E. Million, 81, of Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 7:54 a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020, at his home in Palmyra, Mo. Graveside services will be at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery in Palmyra, Mo. Rosary will be at 11 a.m. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, Mo.
HANNIBAL | Hannibal-LaGrange University will resume in-person classes and residential life on campus for the fall 2020 semester.