Feb 09, 2021 9:51 PM

New COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue to drop in Buchanan County

Posted Feb 09, 2021 9:51 PM

By TOMMY REZAC

St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph health officials report just nine new cases of COVID-19 in Buchanan County Tuesday with no additional deaths.

The county has seen 9,889 total cases and 157 virus-related fatalities.

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations at Mosaic Life Care continues to go down. There are just 15 patients being treated with COVID complications in the Mosaic system - all of whom are in St. Joseph.

Andrew County has reported no new cases or fatalities due to COVID-19 Tuesday. The county has seen 1,949 total cases and 20 fatalities due to virus complications.

Statewide, Missouri reports 649 new cases (467,313 total) and five new deaths (7,148 total) Tuesday.

Doniphan County, Kansas reports 918 total cases. Statewide, Kansas has reports 282,960 total cases and 4,197 total deaths related to COVID-19.