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COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise In Greene County, According to Health Department

As of Wednesday afternoon, the number of reported cases of COVID-19 in Greene County had increased 16 percent in the last seven days.

According to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s Dashboard, the county had a reported 16,895 cases of COVID-19, and 2,747 were active.  There had been 247 deaths.

Hospital numbers remain high.  There were 197 people in Springfield hospitals with COVID-19, and 54 were in critical care.  Ninety-one of those hospitalized were from Greene County.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 3:30 Thursday afternoon.  You can view it here.