COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
UPDATE 7:00 P.M.: The Columbia/Boone County Health Department reports there have been 5,573 cases of COVID-19 in Boone County since the beginning of the pandemic.
The department reported 51 new cases on Saturday.
There were 415 active cases of the virus on Saturday.
The five day average of cases was at 67.
Seventeen people were hospitalized with the virus on Saturday.
ORIGINAL: The Department of Health and Senior Services reported 154,928 cases of COVID-19 across the state Saturday.
The department reported 2,357 new cases of the virus Saturday.
There have been 2,580 deaths related to the virus. In the last seven days 64 deaths were reported.
At least 2,266,988 people have been tested for the virus. Out of that number, 19.3% people tested positive.
On Saturday, Missouri ranked seventh in the country for new COVID-19 cases, with 11,215 new cases in the past seven days.