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Another Greene County Resident Dies Of COVID-19 Bringing the Death Count To 179

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

A man in his 80s is the latest Greene County resident to die of COVID-19.  There have been 25 deaths from the illness so far this month, and a total of 179 overall.

As of Tuesday morning, Greene County’s total number of cases was 12,861, and 4,933 were active.

There was a record 204 people hospitalized in Springfield with COVID-19, and 46 of them were in the ICU.  Eighty-one were Greene County residents.

There had been a 13 percent change in reported cases in the last week.

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.