The Covid 19 death toll has reached 39 in Laclede County. The Laclede County Health Department reported Wednesday, that another person has died due to complications from the virus.  According to the Health Department, the latest fatality was diagnosed and laboratory-confirmed with COVID 19, as well as having other underlying health issues. Health officials remind everyone to protect themselves and others by proper handwashing, wear a mask in public, and do not gather in large groups. If you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, do not go to work, school church, or any public gathering.