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COVID-19 Claims Lives Of 5 More Greene County Residents

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Five nursing home residents are the latest deaths from COVID-19 in Greene County, Missouri.  According to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, they were a woman in her 80s, three women in their 90s and a man in his 90s.  Forty-four Greene County residents have died this month, and 121 have died since the pandemic began.

As of Thursday morning, there were 8,628 COVID-19 cases in Greene County, and 3,087 of them were active.  There were 163 hospitalized in Springfield with the illness, and 30 of them were in the ICU.

View the Greene County Dashboard here.  

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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.