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Buchanan County reports 252 new COVID-19 cases since Monday, 2 additional deaths

There have been 11,692 cases of COVID-19 in Buchanan County since the start of the outbreak and 188 deaths.

Posted: Jul 15, 2021 5:49 PM
Updated: Jul 16, 2021 12:00 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The City of St. Joseph Health Department reported another big uptick in new COVID-19 cases.

The health department said 252 new cases have been reported since Monday. The highest number of cases were reported on Tuesday with 135. Data shows 39 cases were reported on Wednesday and 78 cases on Thursday.

The latest report also records two additional deaths, a man in his 80s and a woman in her 60s. There have been 11,692 cases of COVID-19 in Buchanan County since the start of the outbreak and 188 deaths. 

Overall, 21.6% of Buchanan County residents have been vaccinated with at least one dose and 19.6% have completed vaccination.

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We got another taste of summer today with temperatures reaching the mid 90s with a strong breeze. Sunday looks to be very similar to Saturday's weather with continued highs in the 90s.Tonight will be breezy with lows in the 60s. Above average temperatures will continue through the beginning of next week as sunny and dry weather remains. Rain chances look to return towards the end of the work week, bringing cooler weather along with it.
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