Feb 08, 2021 5:13 PM

New COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to fall

Posted Feb 08, 2021 5:13 PM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

New cases and hospitalizations for COVID-19 continue to fall.

Mosaic Life Care reports only 19 coronavirus patients in its system as of Sunday morning, all being treated in St. Joseph.

The St. Joseph Health Department reported only 24 new cases in its last report on Friday. Buchanan County has recorded a total of 9,841 cases since the coronavirus pandemic began, resulting in 157 deaths.

Andrew County health officials report one new death, bringing its total to 20 with 1,949 total cases.

Doniphan County, Kansas reports 913 total cases.

Missouri health officials report around 466,664 COVID-19 cases statewide with 7,143 deaths.

Kansas health officials report deaths statewide have exceeded 4,101 with 281,562 total cases.