Jun 15, 2020 11:25 AM

Buchanan County nears 800 COVID-19 cases

Posted Jun 15, 2020 11:25 AM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

Buchanan County now reports 785 total cases of COVID-19 since reporting of the coronavirus began.

Seven hundred eight of those cases have been confirmed by lab tests, while 77 are considered probable cases. Two deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported in Buchanan County.

Mosaic Life Care has tested 8,770 area residents with 428 testing positive for the coronavirus, 13 of whom are currently hospitalized in St. Joseph and one in Albany.

Andrew County health officials report 36 cases, all by one confirmed.

Gentry County has seen a spike in cases and deaths. Gentry County now reporting 54 cases of COVID-19, resulting in six deaths.

Doniphan County, Kansas reports 20 cases.

Missouri health officials now report 15,983 with 879 deaths.

Kansas health officials report 11,047 with 243 deaths.

This article has been updated since first published.