State health officials say Missouri reported another triple-digit increase in confirmed coronavirus cases, with 179 new cases on Tuesday.
The state currently had 14,913 cases since the pandemic started. Deaths jumped to 840 Tuesday, an increase of 21 from Monday. That was the highest increase in deaths since May 30, when an increase of 33 deaths was reported.
A nursing home near Liberty reported an outbreak of 53 cases Monday. The cases at the Pleasant Valley Manor Care Center include staff and patients and are the first outbreak at a long-term care facility in Clay County, which is north of Kansas City.