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SUNDAY UPDATE: Missouri’s Covid-19 positivity rate remains consistent

The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 14.7% on Sunday. The increase in positivity comes along with 1,253 additional confirmed cases bringing the total to 557,109 since the start of pandemic.

Health officials also recorded 367 new probable cases with a total number of 106,018 antigen test results being positive.

No new deaths were recorded Sunday. 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 22.3% over the past seven days. The positivity rate has jumped one percentage point in that same time, while tests are up 14.2%. 

In the state's healthcare system, 1,682 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 494 are in the ICU and 229 are on ventilators.

Sunday numbers show that 47.1% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine. For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 57.8%.

In total, 5,217,174 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 11,738.

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Chanel Porter

Chanel joined ABC 17 News in January 2021 after graduating from Penn State University. She enjoys traveling and a daily iced coffee.


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  1. The PCR test used to generate these numbers has been officially discredited by both the WHO and the CDC. The CDC will not seek to extend its Emergency Use Authorization past the end of the year. Cycle counts can be adjusted to produce the desired result. More cycles, more false positives, and that has been used for propaganda purposes throughout.
    These numbers no longer have any value, except to sell vaccines.

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