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SUNDAY UPDATES: Over 900 new Covid-19 cases recorded across Missouri

Missouri Department of Health and Human Services Sept. 26 Covid-19 Numbers
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Missouri Department of Health and Human Services Sept. 26 Covid-19 Numbers

The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 9.4% on Sunday. The change in positivity comes along with 936 additional confirmed cases bringing the total to 672,089 since the start of pandemic.

Health officials also recorded 174 new probable cases with a total number of 141,232 antigen test results being positive.

One new death was recorded Sunday. DHSS has recorded a total of 11,332 deaths in the state since the start of the virus.

The state dashboard says new cases are down by 21% over the past seven days. The positivity rate dropped by 0.7% in that same time, while tests are down 13.9%. 

In the state's healthcare system, 1,735 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 452 are in the ICU and 299 are on ventilators.

Sunday numbers show that 53.4% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine. For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 64.8% and 40.7% for those ages 12 to 17.

In total, 6,037,554 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 7,817.

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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. Is the highly inaccurate PCR test still being used to detect these “new cases”? Did a new test come out? Are these new cases from people who got the jab? Lots of actual questions but no answers.

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