by: Scott McCaulley
An update on area COVID-19 Cases:
Judge Sam Barr on his Facebook Page reports that the Arkansas Department of Health now confirms a five death in the county due to COVID-19. That brings the total of deaths in the Lakes Region to eight. Total number of cases are at 169, 65 active.
A new case reported in Stone County gets the total number of cases up to 14, six currently active. According to a release from the Stone County Health Department, the case in involved in a Long Term Care Facility. Also, SCHD is reporting a visitor to the county that visited Silver Dollar City on June 20 and 24 all day and the Branson West Wal-Marth on June 25.
Late Monday Night, the Taney County Health Department updated their numbers to 58 cases in the county, 36 active. More information on the cases will be released Tuesday Morning.