The number of individuals infected with COVID in Laclede County was in the single digits on Friday. Regional Radio’s, Bruce Wayne, has details on Friday’s new cases………….

While the numbers in Laclede County were down, that was not the case statewide. Missouri set a record on Friday for the number of new cases, with nearly four thousand cases identified over the last 24 hours. The number of deaths also increased by 25, to a total of 3,131. Missouri has reported over 18-thousand cases over the last week, and 85 people have died. The state’s positivity rate stands at 16 percent. Over 1,800 people remain in the hospital due to COVID.