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COVID-19 Claims 2 More Lives In Greene County As Case Numbers Rise

Springfield-Greene County Health Department

There are two more deaths from COVID-19 in Greene County.  They were a man in his 80s and a woman in her 60s in long-term care facilities.  They both had underlying health conditions, according to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department.

Thirteen people have died of COVID-19 in August, and there are a total of 24 deaths in Greene County.

As of Monday afternoon, there were 1,265 active cases and a total of 2,585 cases.  There were 84 people hospitalized with 18 in the 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.