The Laclede County Health Department reported over 30 new cases of COVID in county residents on Thursday. The county has averaged 25 new cases every day during the month of October. Laclede County Health Department Administrator, Charla Baker, says the virus is so widespread that any public activity should be considered a significant risk for exposure to the virus. Regional Radio’s, Bruce Wayne, has details on Thursday’s newly diagnosed cases……….

Laclede County has recorded 195 cases in the month of October, and 678 cases in the last 30 days. The Lebanon R-3 School District reported 5 new cases in district facilities on Thursday. The Joel E. Barber and Conway School Districts each reported a case on Thursday. 2,259 Missourians have died from COVID.