Covid-19 cases in Missouri still increasing.

Missouri – The Missouri Department of Health says there has been nearly an 8% increase in statewide cases in the last seven days.

As of Saturday afternoon there were 14,442 confirmed cases. There have been 666 total hospitalizations and 809 deaths due to COVID.

Over 250,000 people have received some kind of testing for the coronavirus and just over 6% of those tests came back positive. These numbers are according to Missouri’s Show Me Strong Recovery Plan website.