RICHMOND — Ray County Health Department is reporting 4 additional deaths attributed to COVID-19 on Jan. 19 since its last report on Friday. County health data shows 45 people are hospitalized among 168 active cases.  Seventeen county residents have died from the virus. The health department, an approved vaccinator, says it still has not received any COVID-19 vaccine and doesn’t have a timeline for shipment.

Individuals in Phase 1A , Phase 1B Tier 1 and 2 can call the department at 816-776-5413 to be placed on a waiting list.