New One Day Record Set For COVID-19 Cases In Greene County | KBIA

New One Day Record Set For COVID-19 Cases In Greene County

Aug 12, 2020
Originally published on August 13, 2020 10:23 am

There were 95 new cases of COVID-19 reported to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department Tuesday.  That's a new one-day record, according to the health department.  There were 82 new cases on Wednesday.

"The cases are under investigation, so the circumstances surrounding each case are currently unknown," health officials said in a statement.  They'll analyze trends and update the community "with the latest information we have in combating COVID-19."

Greene County had a total of 1703 confirmed cases as of Wednesday afternoon.  Of those, 739 are active.  Sixteen people have died of COVID-19 in the county.

The health department encourages people to wear a face mask in public, stay at least six feet from others, avoid large crowds, wash hands often and stay home when sick.

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