COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
UPDATE 7:00 P.M.: The Columbia/Boone County Health Department reported 5,600 COVID-19 cases across the county Sunday.
The department reported 27 new COVID-19 cases.
Out of the total number of cases 416 were active.
On Sunday 80 people were hospitalized with the virus in Boone County hospitals, with 25 people in ICU's.
ORIGINAL: The Department of Health and Senior Services reported 156,696 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.
The number of cases reported in the state increased by 1,768 from Saturday.
The department also reported two new deaths, bringing the death toll up to 2,582.
The positivity rate in the state increased on Sunday from 19.3% on Saturday to 19.7%.
At least 2,285,067 people have been tested for the virus.
Missouri continues to rank seventh in the nation for new coronavirus cases.