The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 13.6% on Saturday. The increase in positivity comes along with 1,771 additional confirmed cases bringing the total to 543,694 since the start of pandemic.
Health officials also recorded 620 new probable cases with a total number of 101,295 antigen test results being positive.
Four new deaths were recorded Saturday. DHSS has recorded a total of 9,474 deaths in the state since the start of the virus.
The state dashboard says new cases are up by 42.5% over the past seven days. The positivity rate has jumped 1.4 percentage points in that same time, while tests are up 27%.
In the state's healthcare system, 1,424 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 440 are in the ICU and 207 are on ventilators.
Saturday numbers show that 46% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine. For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 56.6%.
In total, 5,106,468 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 9,148.