In addition to announcing FDA approval for a new saliva coronavirus test developed at Washington University, Gov. Mike Parson said Wednesday that economic recovery in Missouri is in full swing.
“Missouri’s unemployment rate dropped again,” Parson said at a press briefing. “From 7.8 in June to 6.9% in July. With employment increasing by over 52,000 jobs.”
For July, the national unemployment rate was 10.2%. Parson said Missouri is in the 10 states with the lowest unemployment rate.