Wednesday brought another day of double-digit increases in the number of COVID cases in Laclede County. 66 cases have been confirmed during the first 9 days of June, an average of 7 new cases each day. 72 cases were reported during the entire month of May. Laclede County has also now been designated as a COVID hot spot by the Missouri Hospital Association due to the rapid rise in the number of hospitalizations from COVID and the low vaccination rate. Regional Radio’s, Bruce Wayne, has the details on the latest report……….
The state of Missouri reported 378 new cases on Wednesday (nearly five percent of those in Laclede County). The state is closing in on 515-thousand total cases since the beginning of the pandemic. 9,193 Missourians have died from