Oct 01, 2021 5:24 PM

St. Joseph reports 77 new COVID-19 patients, drop in hospitalizations

Posted Oct 01, 2021 5:24 PM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph health officials report 77 new coronavirus cases since last issuing an official report on Monday and two additional deaths.

The St. Joseph Health Department reports a woman in her 70’s and a woman in her 80’s died from complications of COVID-19.

The department reports 27 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, 24 on Wednesday, and 26 on Thursday.

Mosaic Life Care reports it is treating 18 COVID-19 patients in its system; 15 in St. Joseph, two in Maryville, and one in Albany.