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Mosaic reports highest COVID-19 hospitalizations since pandemic began

As of Tuesday morning, Mosaic Life Care is reporting 36 COVID-19 inpatients.

Posted: Sep 15, 2020 10:46 AM
Updated: Sep 16, 2020 10:53 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) As of Tuesday morning, Mosaic Life Care is reporting 36 COVID-19 inpatients. 

The 36 inpatients are the most the hospital has officially recorded since the pandemic began in March. 

On Monday, the St. Joseph Health Department reported the 18th and 19th COVID-19 related deaths. 

As of Monday, the health department announced 1,765 total COVID-19 cases with 1,436 confirmed cases and the rest being probable cases. 

Per the health department, the Buchanan County positivity rate is 8.26%

According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the total number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Missouri is 1,010.

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A cool forecast is in store for northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas this week. Fall-like weather will usher into the area Monday with highs mainly in the 60s and no hazardous weather expected through the week. The area could see its first frost Friday morning as the lows drop into the low-to-mid 30s.
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