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Health department officials have announced the death of three more people due to COVID-19.

The Taney County Health Department said the deaths included two men, one in his 80s and one in his 70s, and one woman in her 90s.

As of Tuesday, Taney County has had 19 deaths due to COVID-19, according to a news release.

“The Health Department extends our condolences to those impacted by these losses,” the news release stated.

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Although everyone is at risk of infection, Taney County Health Department officials want to remind the community that older people and those with underlying health issues are at the greatest risk of serious illness and death.

“Please continue to wear a face covering when out in public, wash your hands frequently, and stay home if you are sick,” the health department said.

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