Covid 19s in Greene County, Missouri fall
Covid 19s in Greene County, Missouri fall

Covid 19s in Greene County, Missouri fall

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The average number of daily COVID-19 cases in Greene County is declining, according to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, bringing the seven-day rolling average to less than 100 cases for the first time since mid-December.

Aaron Schekorra, Public Information Officer for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, tweeted Friday morning that the average number of COVID-19 cases diagnosed per day is now 98.7. The 42% drop over the past week marks the first time that the number has been less than 100 since December 17, according to Schekorra.

At one point in late January 2022, the seven-day rolling average was 770 cases per year. day.

Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s Dashboard for recovery shows that 168 people are in the hospital in Greene County. The dashboard is updated at noon every day and was last updated on Thursday, February 17th.

53.37% of eligible Greene County residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and only more than 58% are partially vaccinated.

Springfield-Greene County Libraries is partnering with the health department to offer COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics to early April. Anyone who gets their first or second shot will receive a $ 50 gift card.

This week, the National Board of Health also launched one new program to provide companies with tools to combat outbreaks of respiratory diseases. The department reports 1,486 cases of flu so far this season.

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