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SATURDAY UPDATES: Over 1,000 people hospitalized with Covid-19 across the state

State health department COVID-19 dashboard on Nov. 13, 2021
State health department COVID-19 dashboard on Nov. 13, 2021

The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 7.9% on Saturday. An additional 1,261 new COVID-19 cases were added bringing the total of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic is now 714,942.

There have also been 156,090 probable antigen test results being positive, with 483 added Saturday.

Seven new deaths were added. DHSS has recorded a total of 12,343 COVID-19 related deaths.

The state dashboard says new cases are up by 26.8% over the past seven days. The positivity rate increase by 1.3% in that same time, while tests are down 6.4%. 

In the state's healthcare system, 1,054 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 244 are in the ICU and 152 are on ventilators.

Saturday numbers show that 56.6% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine. For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 68.2% and 21.8% for those ages 5 to 17.

In total, 6,842,590 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 19,509.

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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.



  1. So I suppose we should go back to destroying our economic, social, and mental health to to protect us from this slightly more dangerous than ordinary virus? That presents an average age of death about the same as average life span?

    1. Or perhaps we could just go about our business as we have always done during a flu season. Which includes all except wearing a mask when not sick. Few wear the proper mask, or wear it properly.

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