(Crocker)–The Pulaski County Health Department’s weekly Covid-19 report lists 436 new positive COVID tests since last Monday for an aggregate total of 3,097. There are 19 current hospitalizations and 3 new Covid-related deaths. So far, 25 individuals have died in Pulaski County since the Covid epidemic hit. Pulaski County is listed as a Category One county with an extreme risk of Covid-19. The PCR 7-day positivity rate in the county is 22.4 percent. Laclede County has now recorded over 500 cases of COVID during the month of November. The state of Missouri reported 3,764 new cases on Tuesday. 189 additional deaths were reported, bringing the total number of dead to 3,750. The recommended action plan for Category 1 counties include business occupancy limits reflective of social distancing, limiting social group size to 10 people or less, with masks strongly advised in all offices and businesses where social distancing is not possible.