The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 9.5% on Saturday. The change in positivity comes along with 1,801 additional confirmed cases bringing the total to 671,153 since the start of pandemic. Health officials also recorded 431 new probable cases with a total number of 141,058 antigen test results being positive. Thirteen new The post SATURDAY UPDATES: Thirteen new Covid-19 deaths recorded in Missouri appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — President Joe Biden announced the expansion of booster shots to millions more Americans. This affects people fully vaccinated with the Pfizer shot at least six months ago, such as seniors 65 and older and residents of nursing homes and long-term care centers. There are expected logistical...
COVID-19: Over 7.7 Million Vaccines Have Been Distributed to Missouri. This is How Many the State Has Actually Given Out
It has now been 40 weeks since the first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine were sent out to states, kicking off the largest vaccination campaign in human history. As of September 23, 469,561,625 doses of the vaccine have been sent out across the country — equivalent to 143.1% of the U.S. population. While the initial […]
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A team in Missouri collects sewage samples weekly to track COVID-19 trends. Throughout the pandemic, wastewater trends were used to detect COVID variants, like Delta, before we started seeing more cases. Missouri’s Bureau Chief of Environmental Epidemiology Jeff Wenzel told News 4 they are monitoring wastewater samples for the Mu variant.
(KMIZ) Missouri added fewer than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 1,523 positive tests were found through the use of PCR testing. The state's daily average for that testing method is 1,378 cases. Missouri State COVID-19 dashboard on Sept. 24. Antigen testing revealed another The post FRIDAY UPDATES: New daily cases of COVID-19 drop below 2,000 in Missouri appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Attorney General Eric Schmitt is in the middle of several major lawsuits over mask mandates in schools, possible COVID vaccine mandates from Washington and a battle over illegal immigration at the Southern US border. One of the suits has resulted in a victory for Schmitt and several other states, which...
(KERO) — After battling COVID for almost nine months, a Missouri school bus driver is finally home and students made the ride to his home a special one. Phil Clevenger drives a school bus. He picks up these kids every morning then drops them off at home after school. But...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri is on pace to record approximately 48,000 COVID cases in September, a 20.4% drop from last month. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the state has recorded 667,829 cumulative cases of SARS-CoV-2—an increase of 1,615 positive cases (PCR testing only)—and 11,314 total deaths as of Thursday, Sept. 23, an increase of 24 over yesterday. That’s a case fatality rate of 1.7%.
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Missouri's law enacted this year that curbs the power of local health officials "haunts" the state's new health director, he said last week as he fielded questions from reporters and shared his thoughts on virus prevention in schools, recent federal guidance and the future of public health and management in the Show-Me State.
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KFVS) - Missouri state officials are extending the monoclonal antibody treatment at six different locations for an additional 30 days. COVID-19 positive patients have taken advantage of the infusion treatments for about a month now to help them feel better as they fight the virus. The Butler...
Missouri OBGYNs Are Worried About Rise in Severe Complications, Stillbirths in COVID-19 Positive Mot
Throughout the summer, Missouri was an early hotspot for the delta variant of the coronavirus. This led to more unvaccinated young people getting severely ill, and as more young people got sick – more expectant mothers did too. Now, many OBGYNs across the state are worried as they are seeing...
Residents of Cameron and Polo are among Missouri Lottery winners whose names were drawn in a contest offering financial incentives to get a COVID-19 vaccine. It’s the third round of winners announced after confirmations were received by lottery officials. According to the list on the website Be a Missouri VIP, northern Missouri residents winning $10,000 each from this area are Debra Elder of Cameron and Cari Lemon of Polo.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The winners of the third drawing of the MO VIP have been announced. At the time of this September 10 drawing, a total of 607,671 MO VIP entries were received. The MO VIP incentivizes vaccination for those who have not yet been vaccinated, as well as provides an opportunity for rewards for the more than 3.3 million Missourians who have already made the decision to be protected through vaccination.