Twelve New COVID Deaths at Veterans Home in Cameron

12 more veterans have died from COVID at the state veterans home in northwest Missouri’s Cameron.

The Missouri Veterans Commission (MVC) says 12 more veterans have died at the Cameron home in the past ten days, bringing the total number of COVID deaths there to 22, since September 1. MVC spokesman Jamie Melchert tells Missourinet that a total of 87 veterans living in state veterans homes have died from COVID since September 1. Cape Girardeau has the highest number of deaths, with 29. Cameron is second with 22. Melchert says Armstrong Teasdale’s external review is continuing.