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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Mar. 24, 2020 - Health Department announces two additional COVID-19 deaths

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce two additional deaths of Greene County residents from COVID-19.

The patients were among the four cases confirmed from the Morningside of Springfield East assisted living facility. One was a woman in her 70s, the other is a woman in her 90s.

The staff at Morningside have been actively working with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. All four patients who had tested positive have been hospitalized. 

Archived video of briefings on COVID-19, including this announcement, is available at https://livestream.com/sgfcityview/covid19 

For more information about COVID-19, visit our website at health.springfieldmo.gov/coronavirus, email coronavirus@springfieldmo.gov, or call 417-874-1211.

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For media requests, contact Kathryn Wall, Public Health Information Administrator, Springfield-Greene County Health Department by phone at 417-874-1205 or email at kwall@springfieldmo.gov.

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