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Woman In Her 80s Is The 14th COVID-19 Death In Greene County

Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Greene County now has 14 deaths from COVID-19.  The Springfield-Greene County Health Department says a women in her 80s who was immunocompromised is the latest in the county to die of the illness caused by the coronavirus. 

This is the third COVID-19 death in Greene County in August.

As of Friday morning, there were 588 cases of COVID-19 in the county.  There were 60 people hospitalized with the illness, and 13 of those were in ICU.

Learn more about COVID-19 in Greene County here.  

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.