The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services confirmed 137 new COVID-19, 11 deaths and 34 hospitalizations in the state on Thursday. Currently, 7,562 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in Missouri, including 329 deaths. Around 853 patients have been admitted to state hospitals. The only county in southeast Missouri that does not have a COVID-19 case is Wayne. On Monday May 4, Missouri will start to reopen under Phase 1 of the Show Me Strong Recovery plan.