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Covid-19 Numbers Continue to Decline in Missouri

COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Student Union Living Room Aug. 16, 2021. (Photo by Todd Weddle | Northwest Missouri State University)

(MISSOURINET) State health are officials are cautiously optimistic that COVID-19 numbers are headed in the right direction in Missouri. Department of Health and Senior Services spokeswoman Lisa Cox says cases, deaths and the positivity rate are all down significantly:

The state’s COVID dashboard shows an average of 272 cases per day over the last week and the positivity rate fell to three-point-nine percent. Cox says COVID cases rose rapidly with the omicron variant but dropped just as quickly.


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