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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. This loss was reported to us between Wednesday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 16.
Our community lost a man in his 60s.
We extend our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss. We take each loss personally and our hearts are with you.
A total of 422 Greene County residents have died from COVID-19.
Profiles of those we’ve lost
This death occurred in March. The man had an underlying health condition that put him at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. He was not associated with long-term care.
Total number of COVID-19 deaths in Greene County by age group:
20s: 1 death30s: 2 deaths40s: 7 deaths50s: 23 deaths60s: 48 deaths70s: 115 deaths80s: 135 deaths90s: 85 death100s: 6 deaths
COVID-19 Living Memorial
The Health Department is committed to remembering each life lost from COVID-19 and supporting those left behind. The COVID-19 Living Memorial allows families to share stories and memories of loved ones.
The memorial can be accessed at health.springfieldmo.gov/COVIDmemorial
COVID-19 in our community
A total of 28,074 cases have been reported in Greene County.
448 cases of COVID-19 have been reported so far in March.
175 cases of COVID-19 were reported to the Health Department in the last week. The seven-day average for new cases is 25.
We all play a part in prevention
It is vital that we all remain vigilant and follow basic prevention measures to protect ourselves and our loved ones.
For the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine, visit: health.springfieldmo.gov/COVIDvaccine
Inquiries from the public can be made by contacting the Health Department’s call center at (417) 874-1211 or by email at [email protected].
Please note that the contact number for media inquiries has changed. Media may now contact the Health Department PIO Team by call or text at 417-380-2556 or email at [email protected].
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