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Mosaic Life Care reports 71 COVID-19 inpatients

Daily testing numbers from Wednesday show a total of 71 patients in the hospital 68 patients in St. Joseph, two in Maryville and one in Albany.

Posted: Oct 7, 2020 8:59 AM
Updated: Oct 9, 2020 9:52 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Mosaic Life Care has reported a new record high in the number of patients in the hospital with COVID-19.

Daily testing numbers from Wednesday show a total of 71 COVID-19 patients in the hospital, with 68 patients in St. Joseph, two in Maryville and one in Albany.

On Tuesday, the City of St. Joseph Health Department reported no new deaths from COVID-19, but reported an additional 66 confirmed cases and 16 probable cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Buchanan County to 2,933.

The health department reported a breakdown of coronavirus cases by ages as follows:

- Under 20: 323
- 20-29: 578
- 30-39: 499
- 40-49: 473
- 50-59: 456
- 60-69: 295
- 70-79: 184
- Over 80: 125

A free community-wide COVID-19 testing event will be held Saturday, Oct. 10 for Missouri residents 18 and older. The drive-thru testing clinic will be held at Krug Park from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Today will be another warm and sunny day with temperatures making a run for 70 this afternoon. Winds will remain comfortable today out of the south east around 5-10 mph. Clouds will start to build into our area tonight into the overnight hours. Clouds will linger through the first half of our Friday as an area of low pressure passes to the south of our area. Rain chances look to stay well south of our area as well. Temperatures will be a bit cooler on Friday but will quickly warm up again for the weekend. Above average temperatures and sunshine look to continue into next week. Rain chances will start to return to the forecast by the middle of next week.
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