Sep 24, 2021 3:21 PM

St. Joseph reports 71 new COVID-19 cases in Buchanan County

Posted Sep 24, 2021 3:21 PM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

The St. Joseph Health Department reports 71 new coronavirus cases since last issuing its official report on Monday.

St. Joseph health officials say there were 29 new cases on Tuesday, 22 on Wednesday, and 20 Thursday.

Buchanan County has a 7.58% positivity rate.

Andrew County reports eight new coronavirus cases with an additional COVID-19 related death. Andrew County now reports a total of 26 coronavirus-related deaths. Andrew County reports 84 active cases on its COVID-19 Dashboard.

Kansas health officials report Doniphan County has a total of 1,320 cases since the coronavirus pandemic began.

Mosaic Life Care reports it is treating a total of 27 COVID-19 patients; 26 in St. Joseph and one in Maryville.