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Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. reports additional deaths related to COVID-19

Springfield-Greene County Health Department
Springfield-Greene County Health Department(KY3)
Published: Apr. 7, 2021 at 9:07 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Springfield-Greene County Health Department announced the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Health leaders reported the deaths between Wednesday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 6. Health leaders say the victims all suffered from underlying health conditions. The ages of the victims include:

  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman in her 90s

A total of 426 Greene County residents have died from COVID-19.

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: 117 deaths

80s: 136 deaths

90s: 86 death

100s: 6 deaths

Mega COVID-19 vaccination event

The Health Department, Missouri State University and area partners invite the community to a mega vaccine event on April 8-9, 2021 at Hammons Student Center. An appointment is required. Individuals can register at www.vaccine417.com or call our COVID-19 call center at (417) 874-1211.

The vaccine that will be provided is the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine.

Even when you are vaccinated, health leaders say it is vital to continue to remain vigilant and follow basic prevention measures to protect ourselves and our loved ones.

  • Wear a mask
  • Watch your distance
  • Wash your hands
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Limit large social gatherings
  • Minimize travel

COVID-19 in our community

A total of 28,484 cases have been reported in Greene County.

106 cases of COVID-19 have been reported so far in April.

134 cases of COVID-19 were reported to the Health Department in the last week. The seven-day average for new cases is 20.

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