Nov 03, 2020 5:33 PM

Additional COVID-related death recorded, hospitalizations back up

Posted Nov 03, 2020 5:33 PM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph health officials reported another coronavirus-related death Monday, bringing the total in Buchanan County to 49.

Health officials report a man in his 80’s with underlying health conditions died of COVID-19.

Buchanan County reported a huge drop in new COVID-19 cases on Monday. Health officials say there were nine new cases Monday, after 51 new cases were reported Sunday and 42 on Saturday. Total cases in Buchanan County stand at 4,153.

Mosaic Life Care reports 61 COVID-19 cases at its St. Joseph hospital and four in Maryville. Hospitalizations in St. Joseph had dropped down to 50 earlier.

Mosaic has tested 43,038 area residents with 3,907 testing positive.

Andrew County reported eight new cases, bringing its total to 713. Andrew County has recorded 10 deaths.

Doniphan County, Kansas reports 219 total cases.

Missouri health officials report 188,186 total cases, resulting in 3,031 deaths.

Kansas health officials report 89,227 total cases with 1,046 deaths.