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Number Of COVID-19 Cases Continues Climbing In Greene County And Missouri

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Greene County has topped 15,000 in the number of reported cases of COVID-19.  As of Monday morning, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s Dashboard had the total number of cases at 15,111.  Of those, 3,565 were active. 

The number of hospitalized patients in Springfield hit an all-time high at 228, and 58 were in critical care.  Less than half of those hospitalized were from Greene County.  The total number of Greene County residents hospitalized Monday was 109.

Missouri reported another 3,829 COVID-19 cases on Monday bringing the total number of cases in the state to 295,933.  There were 3,829 reported deaths, and six of those were added Monday.

As of Friday, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 2,498 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state.  There were 636 in the ICU, and 339 were on ventilators.

View the MO DHSS Dashboard here.