Governor Parson Talks Economy and Hospital Capacity During Thursday Press Briefing

Governor Mike Parson says the state’s economy is in a great place and Missouri hospitals are still meeting the demand as hospitalizations rise across the state.

Parson made his remarks during a press briefing yesterday (Thursday).

He said Missouri’s economy has a 4.9 percent unemployment rate and is 6th in the nation for the lowest unemployment rate.

The governor also said that 49 percent of hospital beds in Missouri are available.