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City of St. Joseph Health Department reports 2 more COVID-19 related deaths

The deaths mark the 15th and 16th death due to COVID-19.

Posted: Sep 8, 2020 4:00 PM
Updated: Sep 8, 2020 6:53 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The City of St. Joseph Health Department reported two more COVID-19 related deaths on Tuesday.

The deaths mark the 15th and 16th death due to COVID-19.

No other details were released about the deaths.

Total coronavirus cases also grew by 89 according to the department's latest report with 59 confirmed cases and 30 probable cases. A total of 1,315 confirmed cases have been reported in Buchanan County since the pandemic began.

17 people are currently hospitalized. The health department reports Buchanan County's positivity rate at 9.23 percent.

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Rain chances continued on Tuesday afternoon for northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. Shower chances continue throughout the day Tuesday and into Wednesday morning. Wednesday we will see cooler temperatures across the area with highs only in the lower 40's. Temperatures will be on the mild side in the 40s and 50s into the later half of the week.
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