JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Missouri has added nearly 1,600 cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.
According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the state has registered 62,530 cases of SARS-CoV-2 – an increase of 1,955 positive cases from the day before – and 1,332 total deaths as of Monday, August 10th. mortality rate of 2.12 percent.
Remember that not all cases and deaths registered since yesterday occurred during the last 24 hours.
Interactive Missouri maps show locations for coronavirus cases
DHSS was unable to release new cases for Saturday, August 8, due to internal technology upgrades. As a result, the 7-day rolling average will not be available until August 1
Less than half of all reported cases are for people 39 years and younger. The age group 20 to 24 has 7,117 registered cases, the highest of all age groups. The age group 0 to 9 has 1,483 reported cases and the group 10 to 19 has 5,783 cases.
The average age of a Missouri COVID-19 patient is 43. The rolling average over the past seven days is 42 years.
More than half of all registered deaths in the state are for patients who are 80 years and older. No deaths have been recorded for anyone 19 or younger.
Missouri has administered 798,581 PCR tests for COVID-19 and 92.3 percent of these patients have tested negative. The number of people tested in the last 24 hours is not immediately known.
In addition, positive cases have increased by 10.2 percent (per 100,000 people) over the past seven days.
The state reports 861 hospital admissions for COVID-19 as of 9 August. This number is subject to a 72-hour delay to ensure that the information is accurate and complete.
If you have further questions about coronavirus, please contact the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services at 877-435-8411 (24 hours a day).
As of August 12, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified 5,119,711 cases of COVID-19 and 163,651 deaths in all 50 states and 6 U.S.-affiliated jurisdictions, for a national death rate of 3.20 percent.
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