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Buchanan County reports third coronavirus related death

The third coronavirus related death in Buchanan County was a male in his 70's with comorbidities.

Posted: Jun 16, 2020 4:19 PM
Updated: Jun 17, 2020 3:10 PM

(BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo.) The City of St. Joseph Health Department announced the third COVID-19 related death in Buchanan County Tuesday. 

The individual was a male in his 70's with comorbidities. No other information was provided about the individual. 

According to the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services, there are 16,414 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Missouri with 882 deaths. Buchanan County currently has 791 positive cases with now three deaths. 

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