Appanoose County Public Health reported its fourth death due to the virus on Saturday.
The deceased is a middle-aged adult male, 41-60 years old, who had underlying health conditions.
Also, 15 additional positive cases of COVID-19 were reported by county health officials on Saturday and Sunday which raises the active case count to 108. In total, there have been 269 positive cases of the virus and 157 residents have recovered.
“As COVID-19 continues to interrupt our lives in unprecedented ways, we acknowledge the frustrations and anxieties Appanoose County citizens are experiencing,” Said Appanoose County Public Health. “We urge people to continue being vigilant and supportive of each other as we all work together to prevent the spread of COVID19 and protect each other, especially those most vulnerable.”