COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: 36% of population in Missouri has completed vaccination

COVID-19 LIVE UPDATES: 36% of population in Missouri has completed vaccination
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The Kansas City metro area continues to reopen as more and more of the population gets the COVID-19 vaccine.What you need to know:The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Wednesday the state has 315,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and there have been 5,103 deaths since the outbreak started. Overall, the state said 43% of the population has been vaccinated with at least one dose. Kansas only updates is case totals on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said Friday there have been 515,156 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the outbreak and 9,194 deaths. Overall, the state said 42.7% of the population has received at least one dose and 36% have completed vaccination.FRIDAY8:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 515,156 on Friday, which is an increase of 438 cases. The state also reported there have been 89,861 (+199) possible antigen cases to date.The state said there have now been 9,195 (+2) deaths since the start of the outbreak.The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 5.1%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.The state said it has administered 4,674,800 vaccine doses, 2,618,286 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,212,305 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.7% of the population has received at least one dose and 36% have completed vaccination.An estimated 41% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39.4%, Clay County is at 33.3%, Cass County is at 33.6% and Platte County is at 28.7%.[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.The state reported there have been 2,149 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 307 cases a day.State data shows a large increase in cases in Linn and Livingston counties in north-central Missouri with Linn County recording 71 new cases in the past seven days. These two counties have some of the highest rates of infection in the country currently. Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,716 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,476 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,464 cases in Clay County, 7,822 in Cass County and 3,342 in Platte County. [ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ] THURSDAY6:05 p.m. — North Kansas City Schools has updated its COVID-19 face mask policy. The Clay County Health Department released updated guidance for schools on Thursday, lifting the mask requirement for all school buildings. The school district said that students, staff and guests will no longer be required to wear a mask at district buildings. READ MORE10 a.m. — Moderna filed for emergency use authorization with the Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine for people ages 12 to 17, according to a news release from the company. READ MORE8:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 514,718 on Thursday, which is an increase of 482 cases. The state also reported there have been 89,662 (+205) possible antigen cases to date.The state said there have now been 9,193 (+0) deaths since the start of the outbreak.The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 4.9%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.The state said it has administered 4,650,166 vaccine doses, 2,608,927 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,196,232 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.5% of the population has received at least one dose and 35.8% have completed vaccination.An estimated 40.8% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39.3%, Clay County is at 33.1%, Cass County is at 33.4% and Platte County is at 28.6%.[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.The state reported there have been 2,155 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 308 cases a day.State data shows a large increase in cases in Linn and Livingston counties in north-central Missouri with Linn County recording 72 new cases in the past seven days. These two counties have some of the highest rates of infection in the country currently. Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,694 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,460 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,455 cases in Clay County, 7,819 in Cass County and 3,342 in Platte County. 8 a.m.– Officials with the University of Kansas Health System said doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital are currently treating six active infections, including one patient in the ICU. The hospital said it is treating 10 total COVID-19 patients with four listed in the recovery phase. Doctors said they have not had any inpatient COVID-19 deaths since May 23.[ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ] WEDNESDAY3:45 p.m. — A union representing Missouri state workers is urging Gov. Mike Parson to make accommodations for state workers ordered last month to return to their offices, calling the directive “dangerous.” The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Natashia Pickens, president of the Missouri State Workers Union Communications Workers of America Local 6355, wrote to Parson on Wednesday. The letter says COVID-19 is still “raging” across the state and that Parson’s office failed to take into account health or child care concerns.The union asked that Parson, a Republican, consider demands that include paid time off to get vaccinated, personal protective equipment for employees, and that the state set up a process so workers with family and child care responsibilities may request a delayed return.Thirty-one House Democrats signed onto the letter.Parson in May directed all state employees to return to in-person work after many spent most of the previous 14 months working remotely. He cited declining cases of COVID-19.12:15 p.m. — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported an increase of 401 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its first update since Monday, pushing the statewide total to 315,500 since the outbreak started.KDHE reported three new deaths, making the total since the start of the outbreak 5,103. The state reported hospitalizations increased by 26 to 10,849 since the start of the outbreak.State health officials are now also tracking MIS-C cases in the state, or Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children, associated with COVID-19. So far, the state notes 15 cases.The overall monthly positivity is at 2.7% for June 2021 to date, slightly down from last month according to the KDHE. That number is still down from a high of 16.5% in November.The state also said it has vaccinated 1,251,351 people, 2,239,602 total doses of the vaccine have been administered and 43% of the population has been vaccinated with one dose.[ KANSAS COVID-19 COVID-19 DASHBOARD ]Johnson County is the county with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the outbreak with 59,373 cases. Sedgwick County is second with 57,512. Wyandotte County is third with 20,777 cases. Leavenworth County has 7,274 cases, Douglas County reports 8,941 and Miami County has 2,781.Health officials said they’re now monitoring 33 outbreak clusters. A total of 1,518 cases have been attributed to these clusters with 24 hospitalizations and 14 deaths.8:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 514,236 on Wednesday, which is an increase of 378 cases. The state also reported there have been 89,457 (+266) possible antigen cases to date.The state said there have now been 9,193 (+4) deaths since the start of the outbreak.The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 4.8%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.The state said it has administered 4,633,414 vaccine doses, 2,602,226 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,185,384 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.4% of the population has received at least one dose and 35.6% have completed vaccination.An estimated 40.6% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39.1%, Clay County is at 33%, Cass County is at 33.4% and Platte County is at 28.5%.[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.The state reported there have been 1,864 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 266 cases a day.State data shows a large increase in cases in Linn and Livingston counties in north-central Missouri with Livingston County recording 45 new cases in the past seven days. These two counties have some of the highest rates of infection in the country currently. Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,678 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,451 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,450 cases in Clay County, 7,816 in Cass County and 3,340 in Platte County. [ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ] TUESDAY7:45 p.m. — The De Soto school district has updated its COVID-19 face mask policy that makes the wearing of them optional with some exceptions.The district said it will encourage students and staff to wear face masks while inside USD 232 buildings. Masks are optional outdoors. Officials said face masks may be required in some indoor settings. READ MORE.8:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 513,858 on Tuesday. The state also reported there have been 89,191 possible antigen cases to date.The state said there have now been 9,189 deaths since the start of the outbreak.The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 4.7%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.The state said it has administered 4,616,538 vaccine doses, 2,595,622 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,173,430 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.3% of the population has received at least one dose and 35.4% have completed vaccination. These numbers remain unchanged from Monday.An estimated 40.5% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39%, Clay County is at 32.9%, Cass County is at 33.3% and Platte County is at 28.4%.[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.The state reported there have been 1,783 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 255 cases a day – a large jump from Monday. State data shows a large increase in cases in Linn and Livingston counties in north-central Missouri. These two counties have some of the highest rates of infection in the country currently. Click here to read more. Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,664 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,429 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,442 cases in Clay County, 7,808 in Cass County and 3,336 in Platte County. [ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ] MONDAY12:15 p.m. — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported an increase of 244 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its first update since Friday, pushing the statewide total to 315,099 since the outbreak started.KDHE reported 16 new deaths, making the total since the start of the outbreak 5,100. The state reported hospitalizations increased by seven to 10,823 since the start of the outbreak.State health officials are now also tracking MIS-C cases in the state, or Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children, associated with COVID-19. So far, the state notes 15 cases.The overall monthly positivity is at 2.4% for June 2021 to date, slightly down from last month according to the KDHE. That number is still down from a high of 16.5% in November.The state also said it has vaccinated 1,245,774 people, 2,226,525 total doses of the vaccine have been administered and 42.8% of the population has been vaccinated with one dose.[ KANSAS COVID-19 COVID-19 DASHBOARD ]Johnson County is the county with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the outbreak with 59,305 cases. Sedgwick County is second with 57,457. Wyandotte County is third with 20,687 cases. Leavenworth County has 7,271 cases, Douglas County reports 8,934 and Miami County has 2,779.Health officials said they’re now monitoring 46 outbreak clusters. A total of 720 cases have been attributed to these clusters with 18 hospitalizations and 14 deaths.8 a.m.– Officials with the University of Kansas Health System said doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital are currently treating four active infections, including one patient in the ICU. The hospital said it is treating 10 total COVID-19 patients with six listed in the recovery phase. Doctors said they have not had any inpatient COVID-19 deaths since May 23.7:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 513,398 on Monday. The state also reported there have been 88,946 possible antigen cases to date.The state said there have now been 9,141 deaths since the start of the outbreak.The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 4.6%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.The state said it has administered 4,616,538 vaccine doses, 2,595,622 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,173,430 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.3% of the population has received at least one dose and 35.4% have completed vaccination.An estimated 40.5% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39%, Clay County is at 32.9%, Cass County is at 33.3% and Platte County is at 28.4%.[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.The state reported there have been 1,591 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 227 cases a day.Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,645 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,410 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,432 cases in Clay County, 7,799 in Cass County and 3,335 in Platte County.[ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ] The Associated Press contributed to this story.

The Kansas City metro area continues to reopen as more and more of the population gets the COVID-19 vaccine.


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  • The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Wednesday the state has 315,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and there have been 5,103 deaths since the outbreak started. Overall, the state said 43% of the population has been vaccinated with at least one dose. Kansas only updates is case totals on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
  • The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said Friday there have been 515,156 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the outbreak and 9,194 deaths. Overall, the state said 42.7% of the population has received at least one dose and 36% have completed vaccination.

FRIDAY

8:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 515,156 on Friday, which is an increase of 438 cases. The state also reported there have been 89,861 (+199) possible antigen cases to date.

The state said there have now been 9,195 (+2) deaths since the start of the outbreak.

The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 5.1%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.

The state said it has administered 4,674,800 vaccine doses, 2,618,286 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,212,305 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.7% of the population has received at least one dose and 36% have completed vaccination.

An estimated 41% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39.4%, Clay County is at 33.3%, Cass County is at 33.6% and Platte County is at 28.7%.

[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]

Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.

The state reported there have been 2,149 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 307 cases a day.

State data shows a large increase in cases in Linn and Livingston counties in north-central Missouri with Linn County recording 71 new cases in the past seven days. These two counties have some of the highest rates of infection in the country currently.

Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,716 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,476 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,464 cases in Clay County, 7,822 in Cass County and 3,342 in Platte County.


[ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ]


THURSDAY

6:05 p.m. — North Kansas City Schools has updated its COVID-19 face mask policy. The Clay County Health Department released updated guidance for schools on Thursday, lifting the mask requirement for all school buildings. The school district said that students, staff and guests will no longer be required to wear a mask at district buildings. READ MORE

10 a.m. — Moderna filed for emergency use authorization with the Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine for people ages 12 to 17, according to a news release from the company. READ MORE

8:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 514,718 on Thursday, which is an increase of 482 cases. The state also reported there have been 89,662 (+205) possible antigen cases to date.

The state said there have now been 9,193 (+0) deaths since the start of the outbreak.

The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 4.9%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.

The state said it has administered 4,650,166 vaccine doses, 2,608,927 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,196,232 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.5% of the population has received at least one dose and 35.8% have completed vaccination.

An estimated 40.8% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39.3%, Clay County is at 33.1%, Cass County is at 33.4% and Platte County is at 28.6%.

[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]

Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.

The state reported there have been 2,155 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 308 cases a day.

State data shows a large increase in cases in Linn and Livingston counties in north-central Missouri with Linn County recording 72 new cases in the past seven days. These two counties have some of the highest rates of infection in the country currently.

Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,694 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,460 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,455 cases in Clay County, 7,819 in Cass County and 3,342 in Platte County.

8 a.m.— Officials with the University of Kansas Health System said doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital are currently treating six active infections, including one patient in the ICU. The hospital said it is treating 10 total COVID-19 patients with four listed in the recovery phase. Doctors said they have not had any inpatient COVID-19 deaths since May 23.


[ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ]


WEDNESDAY

3:45 p.m.A union representing Missouri state workers is urging Gov. Mike Parson to make accommodations for state workers ordered last month to return to their offices, calling the directive “dangerous.”

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Natashia Pickens, president of the Missouri State Workers Union Communications Workers of America Local 6355, wrote to Parson on Wednesday. The letter says COVID-19 is still “raging” across the state and that Parson’s office failed to take into account health or child care concerns.

The union asked that Parson, a Republican, consider demands that include paid time off to get vaccinated, personal protective equipment for employees, and that the state set up a process so workers with family and child care responsibilities may request a delayed return.

Thirty-one House Democrats signed onto the letter.

Parson in May directed all state employees to return to in-person work after many spent most of the previous 14 months working remotely. He cited declining cases of COVID-19.

12:15 p.m. — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported an increase of 401 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its first update since Monday, pushing the statewide total to 315,500 since the outbreak started.

KDHE reported three new deaths, making the total since the start of the outbreak 5,103. The state reported hospitalizations increased by 26 to 10,849 since the start of the outbreak.

State health officials are now also tracking MIS-C cases in the state, or Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children, associated with COVID-19. So far, the state notes 15 cases.

The overall monthly positivity is at 2.7% for June 2021 to date, slightly down from last month according to the KDHE. That number is still down from a high of 16.5% in November.

The state also said it has vaccinated 1,251,351 people, 2,239,602 total doses of the vaccine have been administered and 43% of the population has been vaccinated with one dose.

[ KANSAS COVID-19 COVID-19 DASHBOARD ]

Johnson County is the county with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the outbreak with 59,373 cases. Sedgwick County is second with 57,512. Wyandotte County is third with 20,777 cases. Leavenworth County has 7,274 cases, Douglas County reports 8,941 and Miami County has 2,781.

Health officials said they’re now monitoring 33 outbreak clusters. A total of 1,518 cases have been attributed to these clusters with 24 hospitalizations and 14 deaths.

8:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 514,236 on Wednesday, which is an increase of 378 cases. The state also reported there have been 89,457 (+266) possible antigen cases to date.

The state said there have now been 9,193 (+4) deaths since the start of the outbreak.

The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 4.8%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.

The state said it has administered 4,633,414 vaccine doses, 2,602,226 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,185,384 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.4% of the population has received at least one dose and 35.6% have completed vaccination.

An estimated 40.6% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39.1%, Clay County is at 33%, Cass County is at 33.4% and Platte County is at 28.5%.

[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]

Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.

The state reported there have been 1,864 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 266 cases a day.

State data shows a large increase in cases in Linn and Livingston counties in north-central Missouri with Livingston County recording 45 new cases in the past seven days. These two counties have some of the highest rates of infection in the country currently.

Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,678 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,451 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,450 cases in Clay County, 7,816 in Cass County and 3,340 in Platte County.


[ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ]


TUESDAY

7:45 p.m. — The De Soto school district has updated its COVID-19 face mask policy that makes the wearing of them optional with some exceptions.

The district said it will encourage students and staff to wear face masks while inside USD 232 buildings. Masks are optional outdoors. Officials said face masks may be required in some indoor settings. READ MORE.

8:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 513,858 on Tuesday. The state also reported there have been 89,191 possible antigen cases to date.

The state said there have now been 9,189 deaths since the start of the outbreak.

The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 4.7%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.

The state said it has administered 4,616,538 vaccine doses, 2,595,622 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,173,430 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.3% of the population has received at least one dose and 35.4% have completed vaccination. These numbers remain unchanged from Monday.

An estimated 40.5% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39%, Clay County is at 32.9%, Cass County is at 33.3% and Platte County is at 28.4%.

[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]

Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.

The state reported there have been 1,783 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 255 cases a day – a large jump from Monday. State data shows a large increase in cases in Linn and Livingston counties in north-central Missouri. These two counties have some of the highest rates of infection in the country currently. Click here to read more.

Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,664 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,429 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,442 cases in Clay County, 7,808 in Cass County and 3,336 in Platte County.


[ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ]


MONDAY

12:15 p.m. — The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reported an increase of 244 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its first update since Friday, pushing the statewide total to 315,099 since the outbreak started.

KDHE reported 16 new deaths, making the total since the start of the outbreak 5,100. The state reported hospitalizations increased by seven to 10,823 since the start of the outbreak.

State health officials are now also tracking MIS-C cases in the state, or Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in children, associated with COVID-19. So far, the state notes 15 cases.

The overall monthly positivity is at 2.4% for June 2021 to date, slightly down from last month according to the KDHE. That number is still down from a high of 16.5% in November.

The state also said it has vaccinated 1,245,774 people, 2,226,525 total doses of the vaccine have been administered and 42.8% of the population has been vaccinated with one dose.

[ KANSAS COVID-19 COVID-19 DASHBOARD ]

Johnson County is the county with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the outbreak with 59,305 cases. Sedgwick County is second with 57,457. Wyandotte County is third with 20,687 cases. Leavenworth County has 7,271 cases, Douglas County reports 8,934 and Miami County has 2,779.

Health officials said they’re now monitoring 46 outbreak clusters. A total of 720 cases have been attributed to these clusters with 18 hospitalizations and 14 deaths.

8 a.m.— Officials with the University of Kansas Health System said doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital are currently treating four active infections, including one patient in the ICU. The hospital said it is treating 10 total COVID-19 patients with six listed in the recovery phase. Doctors said they have not had any inpatient COVID-19 deaths since May 23.

7:30 a.m. — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the state’s total of confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 513,398 on Monday. The state also reported there have been 88,946 possible antigen cases to date.

The state said there have now been 9,141 deaths since the start of the outbreak.

The overall seven-day positivity rate for the state is at 4.6%, according to the MDHSS. That number is still down from a high of 23.1% in November.

The state said it has administered 4,616,538 vaccine doses, 2,595,622 people have initiated vaccination (or received one dose) and 2,173,430 people have received a second dose. Overall, the state said 42.3% of the population has received at least one dose and 35.4% have completed vaccination.

An estimated 40.5% of Kansas City residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while Jackson County is at 39%, Clay County is at 32.9%, Cass County is at 33.3% and Platte County is at 28.4%.

[ MISSOURI COVID-19 DASHBOARD]

Missouri does not list how many people have recovered from COVID-19.

The state reported there have been 1,591 positive cases over the last seven days and an average of 227 cases a day.

Looking at local numbers, the DHSS reported 39,645 confirmed cases in Kansas City, Missouri, and 32,410 cases in Jackson County. The state also lists 8,432 cases in Clay County, 7,799 in Cass County and 3,335 in Platte County.


[ HOW TO GET THE VACCINE IN KANSAS, MISSOURI ][ WHERE WE STAND: MAPS, CHARTS SHOW COVID-19 CASES, VACCINATION RATES ]


The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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