The Taney County Health Department has announced four more deaths connected to COVID-19.
The deaths are associated with Taney County nursing homes.
“We are sorry to announce four additional COVID-19 deaths of Taney County residents.” Lisa Marshall, Director of the Taney County Health Department said in a statement. “Our hearts go out to these individuals’ families.”
The new deaths bring Taney County’s total to nine. The county reports 454 confirmed cases, 111 recoveries, and 177 cases under investigation.
TCHD officials are encouraging residents to assume any public location could be an exposure to COVID-19, and to protect themselves with face masks, social distancing, and staying home if you are sick.