Jan 06, 2021 12:02 PM

St. Joseph Health Department reports one new COVID-related death

Posted Jan 06, 2021 12:02 PM

By TOMMY REZAC

St. Joseph Post

The St. Joseph Health Department reports one additional COVID-19 related death Tuesday. The victim was a woman in her 90s.

The Buchanan County death toll is now 133. There were just 28 new cases reported Tuesday, bringing the county total to 8,671.

Mosaic Life Care is treating 86 total COVID patients - 83 of whom are in St. Joseph. There are just two patients in Maryville and one in Albany.

Andrew County reported 16 new cases (1,731 total) Tuesday, while DeKalb reported 15 new cases (899 total) and Gentry County reported 16 (699 total).

Statewide, Missouri reports 2,992 new cases of COVID Tuesday for a pandemic total of 405,589. The death toll stands at 5,825. Sixty-three Missourians have died from COVID complications in the last week.