COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported 467 new cases of the coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total case count since the start of the pandemic to 522,889.
The state dashboard says new cases are up by 19.6% over the past seven days. The positivity rate is currently at 7.7%. Missouri tested 49,048 people for the virus in the past seven days.
The state also added 188 probable cases of the virus to the dashboard Sunday. In total, 93,187 probable cases of COVID-19 were discovered through antigen testing.
No new deaths were reported Sunday, keeping Missouri's death count at 9,257.
In the state's healthcare system, 854 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 241 are in the ICU and 104 are on ventilators.
Sunday's numbers show 44% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine. For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 54.6%.
In total, 4,925,610 of the vaccine have been put into the arms of residents in the Show-Me State. In the past 7 days, the average daily doses given was 8,365.