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SATURDAY UPDATES: Thirteen new Covid-19 deaths recorded in Missouri

KMIZ ABC 17 News
KMIZ ABC 17 News
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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 deaths were recorded Saturday. DHSS has recorded a total of 11,331 deaths in the state since the start of the virus.

The state dashboard says new cases are down by 18.9% over the past seven days. The positivity rate dropped by 0.6% in that same time, while tests are down 12.4%.

In the state's healthcare system, 1,759 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 470 are in the ICU and 300 are on ventilators.

Saturday numbers show that 53.3% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine . For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 64.6% and 40.6% for those ages 12 to 17.

In total, 6,013,678 of the vaccine have been put into the arms of residents in the Show-Me State. In the past 7 days, the average daily doses given was 7,906.

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