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Springfield-Greene County Health Department Reports 14th Death This Month From COVID-19

Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Another person has died in Greene County of COVID-19.  The latest death was a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions who lived in a long-term care facility.

This was the 14th COVID-19 death in Greene County this month, and the 25th overall. 

As of Tuesday afternoon, Greene County had recorded 2662 cases of COVID-19, and 1,288 of those were still active.  Eighty-two people were hospitalized because of the illness with 20 in the ICU. 

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.