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3 Missouri counties in Kansas City metro added to COVID-19 hotspot advisory

[ad_1] KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three more counties on the Missouri side of the Kansas City metro are now under a COVID-19 hotspot advisory. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced on Friday that Johnson, Lafayette and Saline counties had above average or high COVID-19 severity based on …

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COVID-19 death toll in Missouri surpasses 10,000 | Coronavirus

[ad_1] That’s more than double the number seen in Missouri over the prior five weeks, when 220 deaths were reported. The prior five-week period saw 207. Missouri reported 3,580 new cases on Thursday. On Wednesday, 4,213 new cases were reported — the third time since July 31 the state surpassed the …

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Missouri Health Officials Urge Local Officials to Lead Coronavirus Fight – NBC Chicago

[ad_1] Three of Missouri’s top health officials said Friday that trusted local leaders and community representatives must be the primary influencers in the state’s efforts to reduce a surge in COVID-19 cases. During a virtual news conference, Robert Knodell, acting director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, said …

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Missouri mired in pandemic as vaccinations lag and cases climb | Coronavirus

[ad_1] In this June 22, 2021, file photo, retired RN Barbara Vicente administers a shot of the Pfizer vaccine to Bobbie Guillette, 68, from Austin, Texas, at a clinic at Mother’s Brewing Company in Springfield, Mo. The latest alarming coronavirus variant, the delta variant, is exploiting low global vaccination rates …

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New COVID-19 cases surge 56% in Missouri in June; Kansas, KCMO see decline again

[ad_1] KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While new cases of COVID-19 dropped in Kansas for the seventh consecutive month in June, the emergence of the delta variant in Missouri sent cases soaring. There were more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases in Missouri in June based on data from the Missouri Department …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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