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COVID-19 related deaths increase in Laclede County

Today(tues), the Laclede County Health Department is reporting 4 more people have died from complications related to COVID-19. The individuals were diagnosed and laboratory-confirmed cases and were reported to have other underlying health issues. Laclede County residents are asked to continually monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 including a fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell. You are also reminded to always wear a mask in public, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently, clean surfaces frequently, stay at least 6 feet from others, and stay home when you are sick. The latest COVID -19 related deaths bring the total number in Laclede County to 21.  If you are sick and have questions, contact your doctor.


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