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SUNDAY UPDATES: Over 800 new COVID-19 cases added across the state

State health department COVID-19 dashboard on Nov. 21
State health department COVID-19 dashboard on Nov. 21

The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 9.2% on Sunday. An additional 834 new COVID-19 cases were added bringing the total of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic is now 729,746.

There have also been 163,600 probable antigen test results being positive, with 166 added Sunday.

Two new deaths were added. DHSS has recorded a total of 12,431 COVID-19 related deaths.

The state dashboard says new cases are up by 8.1% over the past seven days. The positivity rate increase by 0.9% in that same time, while tests are down 1.9%. 

In the state's healthcare system, 1,114 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 259 are in the ICU and 140 are on ventilators.

Sunday numbers show that 57.4% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine. For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 68.8% and 24.4% for those ages 5 to 17.

In total, 7,003,305 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 20,778.

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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. Nearly all these stats from a test the inventor of which said it was not useful for the purpose, is that right? One which can be easily manipulated to produce what results are desired by the number of cycles used?

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