Mar 02, 2021 12:30 PM

One new COVID-related death, 18 new cases reported in Buchanan County this past weekend

Posted Mar 02, 2021 12:30 PM

By TOMMY REZAC

St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph health officials report one additional COVID-19 related death in Buchanan County and 18 new cases from over the last weekend.

The death was in a woman in her 70s, putting the county's death toll at 172. The case total now stands at 10,072.

Over 7,700 Buchanan County residents have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Mosaic Life Care reports only four COVID-19 patients in its system - three are being treated in St. Joseph with one in Maryville. Statewide, nearly 850,000 Missourians have received the first dose of the vaccine.

Doniphan County, Kansas reports 942 total cases of COVID-19, while over 393,000 Kansas residents have received the first dose of the vaccine.