JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — More than 5,500 Missouri residents have tested positive for COVID-19, the state announced Saturday. The St. Louis area alone accounts for about two-thirds of the state’s cases.
On Saturday, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported a total of 5,517 coronavirus cases and 175 deaths.
That's 234 more cases than reported on Friday, and 10 more deaths.
According to the state health department numbers, St. Louis County accounts for 2,163 of the cases, and 80 deaths. The most of any county in Missouri, and with eight more deaths than reported on Friday.
According to the health department, the City of St. Louis has 808 cases and 21 deaths as of Saturday.