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More than 1,400 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Missouri, St. Louis County nearing 500

St. Louis County now has 492 cases, a one-day increase of more than 100

MISSOURI, USA — Missouri has more than 1,400 confirmed cases of COVID-19 numbers from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and local health departments confirmed.

According to the new numbers published on the department's website, the state has 1,327 cases, but updates from St. Louis, St. Charles County and other local health departments pushed that number to 1,421 Tuesday night. 

St. Louis County has 492 of the state's cases, an increase of 126 from the number reported Monday St. Louis County had 366 confirmed cases.

The city of St. Louis reported 195 cases Tuesday evening, a 45 case increase from Monday.

The Tuesday afternoon numbers from the health department also included a new death in St. Louis County. The St. Louis County Department of Health says it was notified late Monday night of a third death in the county, a woman in her 50s. While the agency did not publicly identify the woman, 5 On Your Side previously identified her as Juanita Graham, a former preschool teacher in the Webster Groves School District. 

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Later in the evening, St. Charles County announced its third COVID-19 death, an 83-year-old woman.

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The age breakdown of the cases reported by the health department are as follows:

  • Under 20    43
  • 20-24    124
  • 25-29    88
  • 30-34    82
  • 35-39    88
  • 40-44    98
  • 45-49    119
  • 50-54    141
  • 55-59    147
  • 60-64    125
  • 65-69    87
  • 70-74    74
  • 75-79    40
  • 80+    71

You can see the county by county breakdown with our interactive map.

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