Dec 17, 2020 6:29 PM

92 new COVID-19 cases, 4 more deaths reported by St. Joseph health officials

Posted Dec 17, 2020 6:29 PM

By BRENT MARTIN

St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph health officials report 92 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday with four additional deaths.

Health officials say a woman in her 60’s, a man in his 60’s, a man in his 70’s, and a man in his 90’s died from COVID-19 complications.

The four deaths bring the Buchanan County death toll to 112. The county has recorded a total of 7,615 cases.

Andrew County reports an additional two deaths on its COVID-19 dashboard, bringing its total of 15. Andrew County has recorded 1,439 cases since the pandemic began.

Doniphan County, Kansas reports its total cases has now topped 600 with 604 cases.

Mosaic Life Care reports it is treating 53 COVID-19 patients in its system; 50 in St. Joseph, two in Maryville, and one in Albany.

Mosaic has tested 57,366 area residents with 7,248 testing positive. Mosaic is awaiting results from 182 tests.

Missouri reports 353,038 with 4,799 deaths.

Kansas reports 194,569 total cases, resulting in 2,253 deaths.