The number of cases of COVID-19 in Laclede County increased by 10 on Wednesday, with many of those having identified areas where the public could have been exposed. The Lebanon R-3 School District identified more positive cases in the district as well. Health Department Administrator, Charla Baker, provides details on the new cases……….

That brings the total number of cases in the county to 338, with 54 of those currently being active. Laclede County has reported 40 cases for the month so far. Three of the active cases are currently hospitalized. That state reported 1,362 new cases on Wednesday, bringing the total to 96,475. The state also reported 12 new deaths, bringing the total number of dead to 1,673. The weekly positivity rate currently stands at 13.5 percent.