Sunday COVID-19 Coverage: Missouri surpasses 18,000 cases of COVID-19
As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about the impacts in the community.
You can find an active map of confirmed COVID-19 cases county by county here, COVID-19 cases in Missouri broken down by county.
Updates for Sunday, June 21 will be posted below:
4 p.m.: Boone County reports 70 active cases of COVID-19
Boone County currently has 70 active cases of COVID-19, according to the Boone County Department of Public Health. This comes at the end of the largest increase of cases seen in a week. On Saturday, the department reported 45% of the cases in the last week have been due to community transmission; indicating the virus is spreading among the community.
3 p.m.: DHSS reports 413 new cases of COVID-19, state surpasses 18,000 in total
Missouri has 18,003 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the state's Department of Health and Senior Services. Sunday marked the largest jump in cases statewide since reporting began. The number reflects a jump of 802 cases since Friday. There have been 956 deaths from the virus in the state.