At least 2,084 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Missouri, the largest daily increase of cases in the state since the pandemic began, according to the Department of Health and Senior Services.
According to a series of tweets by the agency, increased testing across the state along with testing delays at national laboratories are creating a backlog of data processing and entry.
Missouri has reported more than 1,000 positive cases each day for the past 10 days.
This brings the total to at least 48,834 cases in the state, according to numbers released by the agency.
Missouri also reports at least 13 new deaths, bringing the total to approximately 1,233.
Note: These numbers were released by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and may not line up exactly in real time with CNN’s database drawn from Johns Hopkins University and the Covid Tracking Project.