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Missouri recorded 11,080 cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, May 19, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

The number of cases is up by 135 from 10,945 on Monday, May 18, resulting in a 1.2% increase.

The number of deaths increased from 605 to 616.

Meanwhile, Johns Hopkins University, which also counts presumptive positive cases, is reporting 11,292 cases in Missouri and 622 deaths.

Kansas recorded 8,340 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, up from 7,886 on Friday. A total of 173 people have died. The Kansas Department of Health announced it is ending daily reporting and instead will release numbers on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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