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