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Buchanan Co. records 20th Covid-19 death

It is reported to be a male in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

Posted: Sep 18, 2020 6:19 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) --  The St. Joseph Health Department reported on Friday Buchanan County's 20th Covid-19 death.

A spokesperson for the city said the death was a male in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

This comes one day after a new expanded mask mandate went into effect in St. Joseph requiring people to wear masks in all indoor facilities except homes where social distancing is not possible.

The Missouri Department of Health is reporting 1,795 deaths statewide due to Covid-19.

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It was a snowy and cold day across the area with 2-6 inches of snow found across northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. Temperatures will fall into the teens and single digits overnight. Be very careful on the roads Sunday morning, slushy and wet roads will refreeze with the cold temperatures overnight. Sunshine returns on Sunday with temperatures staying right around average in the mid 30s. Dry conditions look to continue into next week. Temperatures will warm through Tuesday with highs back in the 40s before a cold front moves through mid week dropping temperatures back into the teens and 20s.
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