Three people have died as a result of COVID 19 over the weekend in the Lake area.

Camden County saw two deaths on Friday and Benton County saw one death on Sunday.

That brings the total deaths to five, four of which are from Camden County.

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Camden Health Administrator Bee Dampier.

She tells KRMS News they still recommend wearing masks when you’re in public areas and maintaining 6-feet of social distancing as much as possible.

There are currently 146 active cases of COVID 19 across the 4-county region, 83 of which are in Camden county.

Officials in Miller and Benton counties report 22 active cases while Morgan county has only 19.

The total number of cases reported since March is now at 403, of which there are 252 people who have recovered and 15 remain hospitalized.