Nine more residents with COVID-19 die in Lawrence County, 15 total

Joplin Area Coronavirus

MT. VERNON, Mo. (KSNF/KODE) — The Lawrence County Health Department confirms 9 more people with COVID-19 have died in the county.

That’s now 15 total deaths in the county.

The latest 9 are all associated with long-term care. They all also had underlying health conditions that were complicated by COVID-19.

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Lawrence County Health Department

More than 300 people have died in the Four State Region.

Here’s the latest breakdown of COVID-19 numbers in the 25-county Four State Region:

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