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SATURDAY UPDATES: Over 1,200 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19

Missouri Health Department COVID-19 numbers Nov. 27
Missouri Health Department COVID-19 numbers Nov. 27

The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 9.5% on Saturday. The total of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic is now at 733,443.

There have also been 164,800 probable antigen test results being positive.

DHSS has recorded a total of 12,520 COVID-19 related deaths.

The state dashboard says new cases are up by 11.8% over the past seven days. The positivity rate increase by 0.8% in that same time, while tests are up 3.3%. 

In the state's healthcare system, 1,207 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 282 are in the ICU and 156 are on ventilators.

Saturday numbers show that 57.8% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine. For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 69.1% and 25.5% for those ages 5 to 17.

In total, 7,091,043 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 16,694.

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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. Children from 5 to 17 suffer little to no risk from this virus, but do from the vaccine. I’m disgusted that the State even allows them to be vaccinated unless they have comorbidity issues. Even more disgusted with parents giving it to their children.

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