Missouri has record COVID-19 increase amid hospital concerns
November 6, 2020
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Missouri surpassed the 200,000 mark Friday, and the number of people hospitalized with the virus is fast approaching 2,000, according to state health department records.
Missouri had a record 3,931 newly confirmed cases on Friday bringing the total since the pandemic began to 200,507 cases. The state also had 25 new deaths on Friday, bringing the total to 3,131. The state's seven-day average of new cases reached 2,697 on Friday.
As of Thursday, there were 1,925 people hospitalized with probable or suspected coronavirus cases in...