The most recent statistics on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak for Missouri from the Department of Health and Senior Services:
Cases in Missouri: 6,625
Total Deaths: 262
Patients tested in Missouri (by all labs): approximately 67,017
Important Update: Due to a technical difficulty identified and corrected yesterday, results from one commercial lab performing tests for Missourians were not submitted from April 16-22. So many of the cases identified as “new” today were actually tested and diagnosed during those dates, so today’s increase in totals is not due to a spike in new cases being identified within the past 24 to 48 hours.
Additionally, there was a delay in the reporting of a number of deaths from a jurisdiction into the Missouri tracking system. So, in addition to the past 24 hours, the increase today covers some deaths that occurred from April 12-22.
9.89% of COVID-19 tests in Missouri have a positive result. 3.95% of all confirmed COVID-19 cases in Missouri have resulted in a fatality.
Also from DHSS:
Saline County – 139 confirmed cases, 607.12 per 100,000 population
Moniteau County – 35 confirmed cases, 217.11 per 100,000 population
St. Louis City – 950 confirmed cases, 313.70 per 100,000 population, 48 fatalities
St. Louis County – 2,625 confirmed cases, 263.30 per 100,000 population, 121 fatalities
Johnson County (Missouri) – 53 confirmed cases, 98.78 per 100,000 population
Lafayette County – 32 confirmed cases, 98.17 per 100,000 population, 1 fatality
Kansas City – 427 confirmed cases, 95.95 per 100,000, 14 fatalities
Stay Home. Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face. Good luck to us all.