ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — Missouri set another new record for COVID-19 case reports Tuesday.
The state reported 936 new cases Tuesday, topping their previous one-day high of 795 on July 9.
St. Louis County reported 243 new cases Tuesday.
Data from the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force shows that the seven-day average for coronavirus-related hospital admissions in the region is now 30, the highest it has been since mid-May.
Suburban counties including Jefferson, Franklin and Lincoln have seen steady increases in confirmed cases. But St. Charles County is emerging as a new hot spot. The county added 705 cases in the last two weeks alone, an increase of 418% from the two weeks prior when the county added 136 cases.
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