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Total Number Of Reported COVID-19 Cases In Greene County Tops 23,000

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As of Friday morning, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department dashboardshowed 23,256 cases, and 4,114 were active.  As of Wednesday, there were 309 deaths.

Springfield hospitals had 221 COVID-19 patients, and 52 were in critical care.  Eighty-nine were from Greene County.

The county had seen a 15 percent jump in reported COVID-19 cases in the last week.

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.