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SATURDAY UPDATES: Over 1,200 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19

KMIZ ABC 17 News
KMIZ ABC 17 News
 2021-11-27
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The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 9.5% on Saturday. The total of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic is now at 733,443.

There have also been 164,800 probable antigen test results being positive.

DHSS has recorded a total of 12,520 COVID-19 related deaths.

The state dashboard says new cases are up by 11.8% over the past seven days. The positivity rate increase by 0.8% in that same time, while tests are up 3.3%.

In the state's healthcare system, 1,207 people are dealing with COVID-19 infections. Of those, 282 are in the ICU and 156 are on ventilators.

Saturday numbers show that 57.8% of Missouri residents have gotten at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine . For Missourians 18 and older that number is at 69.1% and 25.5% for those ages 5 to 17.

In total, 7,091,043 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 16,694.

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