Dec 28, 2021 2:18 PM

200+ new cases of COVID-19 in St. Joseph since prior to Christmas

Posted Dec 28, 2021 2:18 PM

By MATT PIKE

St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph Health officials report 212 more COVID-19 cases in Buchanan County since last issuing an official report.

The St. Joseph Health Department last reported numbers on Wednesday, prior to the Christmas break. The current report doesn’t break down cases by each day. It does report northwest Missouri continues to be considered a COVID-19 Hotspot.

The positivity rate in Buchanan County has dropped slightly to 10.57%.

Mosaic Life Care is treating 78 COVID patients system wide - 71 in St. Joseph, four in Maryville, and three in Albany.