Graphic courtesy of Springfield-Greene County Health Department

Watch Live at 2:00 P.M.: Local Health Leaders Provide COVID-19 Update

Leaders from the Springfield Greene County Health Department, CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield and Jordan Valley Community Health Center meet with the media Tuesday at 2 p.m. to provide an update on the adjustments being made in response to the rise in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

You can watch the news conference live here.

CoxHealth reported 15 deaths from patients being treated for the virus between Friday and Sunday, with 72 deaths in the month of July.

CEO Steve Edwards says each of those deaths involved unvaccinated people.

At Mercy Hospital, there were 12 deaths over the weekend and 60 deaths since July 2nd.

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