First COVID-19 death in Independence County confirmed

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Overnight, Independence County Judge Robert Griffin announced on his Facebook page the first COVID-19 related death in the county. No other details are available.

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The county continues to be an emerging hotspot in the area now with 221 active cases, according to the Arkansas Department of Health on Tuesday morning.

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  1. I’d like y’all to do some investigation reporting other than to quote a fb page. Like how many people were living in his residence and his underlying health issues. I think the public could learn some things that might help them understand and be sensible and not hysterical. Thanks in advance.

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