Dec 16, 2020 12:02 PM

Buchanan County COVID-19 death toll surpasses 100

Posted Dec 16, 2020 12:02 PM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph health officials report 85 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and two additional deaths.

The St. Joseph Health Department reports 12 coronavirus-related deaths since Friday, bringing the Buchanan County total to 108.

A man and a woman, both in their 60s, died of COVID-19 Tuesday. St. Joseph health officials also report a man in his 60s, two men in their 70s, and one in his 80s died of the virus. A woman in her 70s and three in their 80s also died.

Buchanan County has now recorded 7,523 total COVID-19 cases.

Andrew County reports a total of 1,438 cases with 13 deaths.

Doniphan County, Kansas reports a total of 589 cases.

Missouri health officials report a total of 350,365 cases, resulting in 4,754 deaths.

Kansas reports 190,018 cases and 2,109 deaths.