Graphic Courtesy of Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Springfield-Greene County Health Department: No New COVID-19 Deaths for First Time in 35 Weeks

The acting director of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department calls it “long-awaited news that our community should be encouraged by:” For the first time in 35 weeks, there have been no new deaths from COVID-19 among county residents in the last week.

Health officials say between the March 17-23 reporting period, no new fatalities were reported to the health department.

The last stretch of time the health department went without reporting any new fatalities was July 9-22, 2020.

Since March 23, 2020, a total of 422 Greene County residents have died from COVID-19.

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