COVID-19 death reported as new cases spike in Buchanan County

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By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

St.
Joseph health officials reported an additional coronavirus-related death on
Tuesday and a spike in new COVID-19 cases.

A
man in his 60’s with underlying health conditions has died from COVID-19. Buchanan
County now has recorded a total of 46 deaths due to COVID-19.

St.
Joseph health officials report 70 new cases after reporting a dip down to 13 on
Saturday, 38 on Sunday, and 25 on Monday.

Andrew
County reported 25 new cases on its COVID-19 dashboard, bringing its total of
653.

Doniphan
County, Kansas has recorded 200 total cases.

Mosaic
Life Care reported it is treating 56 COVID-19 patients in St. Joseph and four in
Maryville as of Tuesday morning.

Mosaic
has now tested 41,268 area residents with 3,595 testing
positive.

Missouri
health officials say the state total of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began
now stands at 172,717, leading to 2,838 deaths.

Kansas
health officials report 78,676 total cases and 976 deaths.