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1 COVID-19 Death Reported In Greene County This Week


This week’s report of COVID-19 deaths in Greene County, Missouri includes one person, a man in his 70s.  He had underlying health conditions that put him at increased risk for severe illness.  He was not in a long-term care facility.  That brings the total number of Greene County residents who have died of COVID-19 to 427.

According to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, that is the first COVID-19 death that has occurred in the county in April.

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.