The Springfield-Greene County Health Department announced a one-day record for laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19.
SGCHD officials reported 95 confirmed cases on Tuesday, jumping the county’s overall case count to 1,703. The department is currently researching the new cases, and is unable to provide a report on the sources of the new batch of infections.
The county has 739 active cases. In the last seven days, the department is reporting a 21% increase in active cases, and a 31% increase in reported cases.
The department reports that 68 cases are currently hospitalized in the Springfield area, with 14 in intensive care and 9 on ventilators.