Springfield-Greene County Health Department reports another 10 deaths related to COVID-19
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Springfield-Greene County Health Department announced the deaths of 10 Greene County residents from COVID-19.
Health leaders report the latest fatalities between Wednesday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 23. A total of 414 Greene County residents have died fro the virus. The latest victims include:
- Two men in their 70s
- Two women in their 70s
- Two women in their 80s
- Two men in their 90s
- Two women in their 90s
Eight of the victims lived in long-term care. All of the suffered from underlying health conditions.
Total number of COVID-19 deaths in Greene County by age group:
20s: 1 death
30s: 2 deaths
40s: 7 deaths
50s: 23 deaths
60s: 48 deaths
70s: 108 deaths
80s: 132 deaths
90s: 87 deaths
100s: 6 deaths
COVID-19 Living Memorial
The Springfield-Greene County 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 27,489 cases have been reported in Greene County.
1,334 cases of COVID-19 have been reported so far in February.
312 cases of COVID-19 were reported to the Health Department in the last week. The seven-day average for new cases is 45.4.
We all play a part in prevention
Health leaders say it is vital we all remain vigilant and follow basic prevention measures to protect ourselves and our loved ones.
- Wear a mask
- Watch your distance
- Wash your hands
- Get the COVID-19 vaccine when it’s your turn
- Stay home if you are sick
- Limit interactions and social gatherings
- Minimize travel
For the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine, visit: health.springfieldmo.gov/COVIDvaccine
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