(Farmington) As of this evening, there are now 1,581 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Missouri with 18 deaths.
There are still no virus-related deaths in the listening area.
Locally, there are 38 confirmed cases in Jefferson County, 18 in Perry County, 16 in Franklin, 15 in Cape Girardeau County, 10 in St. Francois, 6 in Ste. Genevieve County, Reynolds has 2 and Bollinger and Crawford counties have 1 case each.
The top 3 age groups acquiring the virus is 172 cases for those 50 to 54 years old, followed by 163 for the 55 to 59 age group and the 60 to 64 age group has 152 cases.
The age group with the least amount of cases in Missouri, believe it or not, is those 75 to 79 with 47 confirmed cases.
The U.S. as a whole now has more cases than any country with 207,535, now almost 100,000 more than Italy which has the second-most cases.
Italy still has the most deaths, now at 13,155.
The U.S. has the 3rd most deaths globally with 4,609, up about a thousand in one day.