COVID-19 Surges Nearly 7 Percent Statewide, But No Change In Crawford County

COVID-19 cases in Missouri have jumped nearly 7 percent since May 31, but Crawford County remains at eight cases.

The last case was reported April 29.

Data from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services shows that over the last two weeks, the hot spots have been in the St. Louis and Kansas City region.

Greene County, where Springfield is located, has seen 37 new cases in the last two weeks. 

Audrain and Boone County in the central part of the state have seen 36 and 62 new cases over the last two weeks.

As of Sunday, there were 657 hospitalizations throughout the state. The data reflects a 72-hour delay.

Missouri has PCR tested 236,755 individuals and overall, there have been 14,450 cases.

A little more than 6 percent of all patients have tested positive for COVID-19.

Testing has continued to be ramped up across the state

Crawford County has tested 2,004 people per 100,000.

Washington County, which has 11 cases, has tested 2,069 people per 100,000.

Franklin County, with 150 cases, has tested 2,821 people per 100,000.

Gasconade County has tested 1,550 people per 100,000. There have been two cases there.

Phelps County has tested 3,894 people per 100,000 and has five cases.

Dent County has tested 1,198 people per 100,000. There has only been one case.

Iron County has tested 1,847 people per 100,000.

As of Sunday, 809 Missourians had died from COVID-19 complications.

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