The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 14.8% on Saturday. The increase in positivity comes along with 2,220 additional confirmed cases bringing the total to 555,856 since the start of pandemic.
Health officials also recorded 686 new probable cases with a total number of 105,651 antigen test results being positive.
Eight new deaths were recorded Saturday. DHSS has recorded a total of 9,557 deaths in the state since the start of the virus.
The state dashboard says new cases are up by 26.4% over the past seven days. The positivity rate has jumped 1.3 percentage points in that same time, while tests are up 16.8%.
In the state's healthcare system, 1,700 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 498 are in the ICU and 220 are on ventilators.
Saturday numbers show that 47% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine. For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 57.7%.
In total, 5,203,948 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 11,435.