Newton County sees third COVID-19 death

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo – A third person dies in Newton County due to COVID-19.

The individual was in their 50’s and had other chronic medical issues.

They were admitted to the hospital for symptoms related to COVID-19 and had been in the hospital for some time before passing away.

This is the third COVID related death in Newton County.

463 cases have been confirmed in Newton County with 369 in isolation and 4 people hospitalized.