Mar 13, 2020 4:14 PM

St. Joseph Farm City Breakfast postponed

Posted Mar 13, 2020 4:14 PM

St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce officials have announced the Farm City Breakfast scheduled for next Friday, March 20th, will be postponed.

An email sent out by the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce states the decision was not made lightly, “but based on concerns expressed from those who had planned on attending the event, as well as travel and meeting restrictions that have been put in place for employees of some companies and agencies that limits out ability to provide a quality program.”

The Chamber says it also feels a responsibility to take the steps needed to keep members and the community safe in light of the spread of the coronavirus.

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Kansas finds 1st coronavirus case outside Kansas City metro

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The number of coronavirus cases in Kansas has grown to six with the diagnosis of the first infection outside the Kansas City metropolitan area.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Friday that the new case is a Butler County man in his 70s who had traveled outside the U.S. He is in isolation and health officials are reaching out to people who might have had contact with him.

Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday announced the state's first death, a non-mobile man in his 70s who was infected in a Wyandotte County nursing home. State officials don't know whether other residents are ill.