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Taney County Health Department Announces 4 More Deaths From COVID-19

Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Four more Taney County, Missouri residents have died of COVID-19.  They were all associated with Taney County nursing homes, according to the Taney County Health Department. 

The health department recently announced that 72 people associated with four nursing homes in the county had tested positive.

Tuesday, Taney County had recorded a total of 454 confirmed cases and nine deaths.

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