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Springfield-Greene County Health Department Announces 9th Death From COVID-19

Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Another person has died from COVID-19 in Greene County.  The death, announced Wednesday by the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is the county’s ninth from the illness.  The woman was in her 80s and was not associated with a long-term care facility, according to the health department.  She had no risk factors other than her age.

It’s been three months since a Greene County resident died from COVID-19.  The last notification of a COVID-19 related death was April 9. 

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