Missouri COVID-19 Total Nears 7,000

The state’s total number of COVID-19 cases is nearing seven-thousand.

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced 171 new coronavirus cases Sunday.

That brings the state total to 6,997.

One new COVID-19 death was reported, bringing the total to 274.

Officials report nearly 70-thousand residents have been tested.

Most cases remain in the Saint Louis region with nearly four-thousand cases in city and county.