There are five more deaths from COVID 19 in the Lake area.

Four of the deaths came from Morgan County and One came from Miller County.

That means that there have been 26 deaths since March across the four-county region.

As of this morning, there are 331 active cases of COVID in the Lake region, 104 of which are from Camden County, 89 are from Morgan County, 76 are from Miller county and 62 are from Benton County.

In total, there have been 1,842 positive cases since testing began, of which 1,393 people have recovered from the virus.

There remain 92 cases with an unknown status due to lapses in reporting in Camden County.

A reminder, there are COVID tests that remain ongoing and free to the community. See below for more details: