On Sunday, the state of Missouri reported 17,147 new COVID-19 cases and 3,552 antigen cases since Friday.
The state of Missouri is now reporting a total of 891,287 COVID-19 cases, and 209,824 total antigen cases.
According to the dashboard 10 new deaths were also recorded, bringing the total number of deaths since the start of the pandemic to 13,318.
Since Friday there was also a 2.3% increase in the positivity rate. The rate of positive tests is now 33.4%. A higher positivity suggests higher transmission and that there are likely more people with coronavirus in the community who haven’t been tested yet.
COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped slightly on Sunday, with the state reporting 25% of total hospital capacity and 15% of ICU capacity remaining.
As of Sunday, 61.4% of Missourians had initiated vaccination and 54.2% had completed vaccination.