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Number Of Greene County COVID-19 Cases Moves Into Double Digits

Springfield-Greene County Health Department
Michele Skalicky
Springfield-Greene County Health Department
Springfield-Greene County Health Department
Credit Michele Skalicky
Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Update:  The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is reporting 14 cases of COVID-19 in Greene County.  There are three other confirmed cases in the Ozarks:  One each in Camden, Christian and Jasper Counties.

Original Story: Two more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Greene County bringing the total to 10.

To protect the patients’ right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided, according to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department.  It's working to  otify people who have had contact with the patients.

The ninth case traveled domestically to an impacted area, a news release states. The 10th case remains under epidemiological investigation.

Earlier Saturday, the health department notified the public that a Missouri State University student had tested positive.  But that person is now in Boone County and is not included in the Greene County total.  

For more information about COVID-19, visit  health.springfieldmo.gov/coronavirus, email coronavirus@springfieldmo.gov, or call 417-874-1211.

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Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference. Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.