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Missouri Governor And Wife To Host Fall Festival Days After COVID-19 Diagnosis

"Come enjoy the outdoor activities and the beautiful fall decorations," said first lady Teresa Parson days after her diagnosis. The event is on Oct. 3, the final day of a 10-day quarantine window.

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Corrected: September 25, 2020 at 10:00 PM MDT
An earlier version of this story stated that the governor's festival would occur within a 14-day quarantine window. Under CDC guidelines, Those who test positive for COVID-19 should isolate for 10 days.
Vanessa Romo is a reporter for NPR's News Desk. She covers breaking news on a wide range of topics, weighing in daily on everything from immigration and the treatment of migrant children, to a war-crimes trial where a witness claimed he was the actual killer, to an alleged sex cult. She has also covered the occasional cat-clinging-to-the-hood-of-a-car story.