Weekend update: Four Covid-19 related deaths recorded in Jefferson County.

Update: Jefferson County now has four recorded COVID-19 related deaths. Over the weekend, two more deaths were confirmed in a 24-hour period, bringing the total number of Covid-19 deaths to four. On April 4, the first death was announced at the Jefferson County Quorum Court as previously reported in the Pine Bluff Commercial. Two more deaths were confirmed on April 9 with the fourth happening April 10.

The deceased range in age from over 40 to over 80. Three of the four deceased were identified as female, and one male. Three of the four deceased were identified as African American, and one Caucasian.