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Number Of Cases Of COVID-19 In Greene County Since Start Of Pandemic Passes 17,000

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Greene County has reached another milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic, exceeding 17,000 cases.  On Thursday, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department's Dashboard showed 17,159 total cases, and 2,967 of them were active. 

There had been a 32 percent increase in reported cases in the last seven days.

Two hundred people were in Springfield hospitals with COVID-19, and 48 were in critical care.  Ninety-two of them were from Greene County.

At least 247 Greene County residents have died of COVID-19.