795 new positive and confirmed cases of COVID-19 were announced in the state by the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services today, the third day this week with a record number.

At this time, there have been a total of 25,999 confirmed cases of Coronavirus—an increase of 795 and 1,051 subsequent deaths which is a mortality rate of 4.04 percent. Overall positive cases are up 8.4 percent over the past week.

If you have additional questions about the coronavirus, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is available at 877-435-8411 (24 hours a day).