By BRENT MARTIN
St. Joseph Post
Hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients have jumped with Mosaic Life Care reporting 74 patients being treated at its St. Joseph hospital as of Monday morning with seven in Maryville.
Mosaic has now tested 44,724 area residents with 4,361 testing positive. Mosaic is awaiting results from 52 tests.
The latest numbers from St. Joseph health officials show an increase of 63 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the Buchanan County total of 4,379 cases.
Buchanan County also recorded its 52nd death, a woman in her 70’s with underlying health conditions.
Andrew County reports three new cases, bringing its total to 780. Andrew County has reported 12 deaths.
Doniphan County now reports 245 total cases.
Cases in Missouri have topped 200,000, with health officials reporting 209,197 total cases statewide, resulting in 3,153 deaths.
Kansas health officials report 97,633 cases statewide with 1,166 deaths.