Nov 23, 2021 1:31 PM

St. Joseph reports big jump in COVID-19 positivity rate

Posted Nov 23, 2021 1:31 PM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph health officials report 123 new cases of the coronavirus since last reporting on Thursday.

The St. Joseph Health Department reports 39 new COVID-19 cases on Friday and 84 over the three days from Saturday to Monday.

Buchanan County’s positivity rate has jumped by more than three percent to 10.68%, according to the health department.

Mosaic Life Care reports it is treating 33 COVID-19 patients in its system with 28 hospitalized in St. Joseph and five in Maryville.