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COVID-19 Claims The Lives Of 2 More Greene County Residents

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

The number of people who have died in Greene County from COVID-19 this month is up to 66.  The Springfield-Greene County Health Department announced two more deaths from the illness on Wednesday.  They were a man in his 80s and a women in her 100s whose only risk factor was her age.  A total of 143 Greene County residents has died of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

As of Wednesday morning, Greene County had a total of 9,738 cases of COVID-19, and 3,328 of those were active.  There were 150 people hospitalized in Springfield with the illness, and 29 were in the ICU.  Fifty-eight of those in the hospital in Greene County were county residents. 

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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.