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Missouri leads nation in COVID cases per 100,000 residents | Coronavirus

Hot spots in northwest and southwest Missouri have bumped the state into the unenviable position of reporting the most COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents over the past seven days, according to data from the New York Times. New coronavirus cases have plummeted since vaccinations became widely available, but in Missouri, …

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Coronavirus hot spots spread across Missouri, driven by variant | Metro

Last week, more counties in the two regions moved toward red. Nathan Koffarnus, assistant chief of disease control with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, sounded the alarm at last week’s meeting of the Missouri Advisory Committee on Equitable COVID Vaccine Distribution. “I’ve seen it brewing. I’ve been concerned …

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COVID case fatality rate creeps up in Missouri as state adds 48 new virus deaths

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri announced 50 new COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, as the state’s case fatality rate slowly creeps upward and now matches the national average. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the state has recorded 513,858 cumulative cases of SARS-CoV-2—an increase of 460 positive cases …

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Missouri records 306 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 42 virus deaths

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the state has recorded 511,972 cumulative cases of SARS-CoV-2—an increase of 306 positive cases (PCR testing only)—and 9,122 total deaths as of Wednesday, June 2, an increase of 42 over yesterday. That’s a case fatality rate of …

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Missouri courts lifting previous COVID-19 restrictions | Coronavirus

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri courts will lift all previous COVID-19 restrictions beginning June 15, according to a Friday announcement from the Supreme Court of Missouri. The change applies to all Missouri appellate and circuit courts and is attributable to a decrease in coronavirus cases and the effectiveness and availability …

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Health officials add 261 new COVID cases, 9 virus deaths in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri has surpassed 510,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, health officials confirmed Wednesday. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the state has recorded 510,175 cumulative cases of SARS-CoV-2—an increase of 261 positive cases (PCR testing only)—and 9,071 total deaths as of Wednesday, May 26, …

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