COVID Deaths Hit Clinton County

Clinton County has been added to the list of counties that have seen deaths related to the coronavirus.

This week the Clinton County Health Department has reported the first three deaths related to COVID-19. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services dashboard, which went back online Wednedsady, shows the county with four COVID related deaths.

The Health Department says there has been an upswing in cases in nursing homes and long care facilities, including the Cameron Veterans Home where upwards of 30 cases are reported among staff and residents.

In their numbers report late Tuesday afternoon, the Clinton County Health Department reported 68 active cases of COVID-19, with 22 hospitalizations.