COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
UPDATE: The Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The vaccine will be the third one working to fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
The vaccine will only require those who are 18 years and older who get it to get one shot.
ORIGINAL: The Department of Health and Senior Services reported 478 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total up 477,950.
Missouri ranked 31st in the nation for new cases reported in the past seven days.
The state also reported seven new Coronavirus-related deaths. The death toll in Missouri is at 7,920.
There were 1,209 people hospitalized with the virus.
On Saturday, 424,131 Missouri residents had received the second dose of the Coronavirus vaccine.