The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services confirmed 156 new COVID-19 cases in the state, including 11 deaths on Monday, May 18. At least 20 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized in the last 24-hours. As of right now, 54,338 Missourians have been tested for COVID-19. Of those tested, 10,945 individuals have tested positive for the virus, including 605 deaths. Health officials say 550 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized.