Oct 13, 2020 10:55 AM

Buchanan County records 37th coronavirus-related death

Posted Oct 13, 2020 10:55 AM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

Buchanan County has recorded its 37th coronavirus-related death; a woman in her 80's with underlying health conditions.

St. Joseph health officials now report a total of 3,234 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began with 61 new cases reported Monday.

Mosaic Life Care reports 61 COVID-19 patients were being treated at its St. Joseph hospital as of Tuesday morning; two coronavirus patients are hospitalized in Maryville.

Mosaic has now tested 37,571 area residents with 3,029 testing positive. Mosaic is awaiting results from 388 tests.

Andrew County reports 12 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing its total to 497.

Doniphan County, Kansas reports 154 total cases.

This article has been updated with the latest numbers from Mosaic.