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Very bad. Continued bad.

The most recent statistics on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak for Missouri from the Department of Health and Senior Services:

Cases in Missouri: 114,307
Total Deaths: 1,807
Number of cases in the last 24 hours: 1,463
7 Day Percent Positive of PCR Tested Individuals: 11.6%
Number of New Deaths Reported in the Last 24 Hours: 12

“Time-based data, including one- and seven-day percent increase in statewide cases, daily COVID-19 test results, and cases and deaths by reported date, are subject to a 72-hour delay to ensure that the data are accurate and complete.”

Johnson County
Confirmed cases: 995
Cases per 100K Population: 1,845.22
Deaths: 4

To illustrate the 72-hour delay, from Johnson County Community Health today:

Johnson County, to date, has 1030 confirmed cases and 441 are currently active of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). On July 8, 2020, Johnson County had its first death due to complications from the virus. We have had a total of 3 deaths.

It is important to remember that the virus is still prevalent. It is up to all of us to take personal responsibility and protect each other.

All individuals, including the high risk population, are encouraged to continue following social distancing recommendations. Take extra precautions to protect yourself and others when social distancing is not an option…

Back to Missouri DHSS reported statistics:

Cass County
Confirmed cases: 1,405
Cases per 100K Population: 1,339.34

Pettis County
Confirmed cases: 1,026
Cases per 100K Population: 2,376.48

Henry County
Confirmed cases: 167
Cases per 100K Population: 761.75

Saline County
Confirmed cases: 672
Cases per 100K Population: 2,930.77

Lafayette County
Confirmed cases: 464
Cases per 100K Population: 1,377.39

Wear a damn mask. And while you’re at it, wear some damn gloves.

Stay Home. Wash your hands. Don’t touch your face. Good luck to us all.