There are now 31 active cases of COVID 19 across the Lake Area.

Both Miller and Morgan counties added several new cases on Thursday while Benton added 2 on Wednesday.

In total, there have been 128 positive cases of which 96 people have since recovered and there remains only 1 death.

Around Missouri, cases of COVID-19 cases are up, but mainly outside of the Lake Area in St. Louis, Kansas City and Southwestern Missouri.

Missouri Governor Mike Parson also says the overall growth rate of new cases of COVID-19 are declining around the state.