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Springfield-Greene County Health Department Confirms 5 More Deaths From COVID-19

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Five more Greene County residents have died of COVID-19.  The Springfield-Greene County Health Department said the latest deaths from the illness are a man in his 50s, a woman in her 60s, a man in his 60s and two women in their 70s.

Seventy-one Greene County residents have died of COVID-19 in October, and a total of 148 has died since the pandemic began.

As of Thursday morning, there were 9,860 cases of COVID-19 in Greene County, and 3,372 of them were active.  There were 158 hospitalized in Springfield with the illness, and 29 were in the ICU.  Fifty-seven were from Greene County.

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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.