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St. Louis area tops 4,000 cases as Missouri tops 200 COVID-19 deaths

The St. Louis area accounts for more than two-thirds of the cases and deaths in the state

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported a small increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 for the second consecutive day Monday.

The department reported 5,807 cases and 177 deaths, an increase of 140 cases and one death from the numbers reported Sunday. It comes a day after the state reported 150 new cases and one new death. 

The numbers reported by the department did not include 32 deaths and about 70 cases in the St. Louis area, which brought the totals to 5,887 cases and 209 deaths in Missouri.

The St. Louis area now accounts for more than 4,000 of those confirmed cases, more than two-thirds of the state's confirmed cases. The St. Louis area also accounts for 159 of the state's 209 deaths, more than 75%. The St. Louis area makes up less than about 38% of the population of the state.

St. Louis County has the most deaths (82) and cases (2,289) of any county in the state.

The age breakdown for state-reported cases is:

  • Under 20    141
  • 20-24    351
  • 25-29    398
  • 30-34    370
  • 35-39    373
  • 40-44    419
  • 45-49    498
  • 50-54    542
  • 55-59    589
  • 60-64    564
  • 65-69    439
  • 70-74    331
  • 75-79    268
  • 80+    518
  • Unknown    6

The age breakdown for state-reported deaths is:

  • Under 20    0
  • 20-29    0
  • 30-39    3
  • 40-49    5
  • 50-59    16
  • 60-69    38
  • 70-79    48
  • 80+    67

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