SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield-Greene County Health Department announced a new COVID-19 related death.
The individual was a man in his 80s with underlying medical conditions.
The individual was associated with a long-term care facility.
“It’s not unexpected to have a number of deaths follow a case surge in long-term care facilities-but that does not make these losses any less tragic,” Director of Health Clay Goddard reiterated.
There have been 18 deaths from COVID-19 in August in Greene County and a total of 29.