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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Apr. 7-13

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. This loss was reported to us between Wednesday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 13.

Our community lost a man in his 70s. 

The individual had underlying health conditions that put him at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 and was not associated with long-term care.

This is the first COVID-19 death that’s occurred so far in the month of April. 

We extend our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss. We take each loss personally and our hearts are with you.  

A total of 427 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: 118 deaths 

80s: 136 deaths 

90s: 86 death 

100s: 6 deaths 

COVID-19 Living Memorial                    

The 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                    

Prevention Measures 

Even when you are vaccinated, it is vital to continue to remain vigilant and follow basic prevention measures to protect ourselves and our loved ones. Until more individuals are vaccinated, we cannot let our guard down.

  • 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 28,616 cases have been reported in Greene County.  

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

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

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Inquiries from the public can be made by contacting the Health Department’s call center at (417) 874-1211 or by email at [email protected].                             

Please note that the contact number for media inquiries has changed. Media may now contact the Health Department PIO Team by call or text at 417-380-2556 or email at [email protected]                   

Springfield-Greene County Health Department
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