MONDAY UPDATES: Missouri COVID cases continue to rise over Thanksgiving holiday
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Monday is the first day the state COVID dashboard has been updated since Nov. 24.
In the last week, there have been more than 5,200 confirmed PCR COVID-19 cases that were added to the dashboard. According to the dashboard, there have been nearly 739,000 confirmed COVID cases since the start of the pandemic.
According to the state dashboard there have been more than 1,360 probable cases since last Wednesday.
The Missouri COVID-19 dashboard says there have been nine new Coronavirus related deaths since Thanksgiving. There have been more than 12,500 COVID-19 related deaths since March 2020.
The online dashboard stated there are currently 779 patients in Missouri hospitals for COVID-19 with 179 patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
According to the dashboard, Missouri's positivity rate increased by 1.1% now sitting at 10.6%
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