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Springfield-Greene County Health Department Announces 11th Death From COVID-19

Springfield-Greene County Health Department

There's been another death in Greene County due to COVID-19.  According to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, the patient was a man in his 80s who was immunocompromised.  He was not associated with a long-term care facility.  That brings the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Greene County to 11.

There were 32 new cases of COVID-19 in Greene County on Thursday.  There were 495 active cases.  And Missouri set a new daily record for confirmed COVID-19 cases in one day.  There were 2,084 on Thursday.  

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.