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St. Joseph Health Department reports 3 new deaths, 102 additional COVID-19 cases

The latest deaths include a male in his 40s, a female in her 60s, and another female in her 70s. All had underlying health conditions.

Posted: Nov 17, 2020 5:56 PM
Updated: Nov 17, 2020 6:00 PM

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

The latest deaths include a male in his 40s, a female in her 60s, and another female in her 70s. All had underlying health conditions, according to the health department. The health department reported four COVID-19 related deaths on Monday.

The number of deaths in Buchanan County related to COVID-19 is now 61. Mosaic Life Care reported on Tuesday that the number of people hospitalized with the virus hit an all-time daily high of 95.

In addition to the deaths, the health department reported 102 new additional COVID-19 cases. A total of 5,250 positive tests have been reported since the pandemic began.

The positivity rate stands at 25.49 percent.

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Temperatures have dropped down below freezing for many this morning with mostly clear skies creating a few areas of frost. Today temperatures will struggle to warm up again into the upper 40s and lower 50s with a mix of sun and clouds. Tonight temperatures will drop into the upper 20s and lower 30s again providing another frosty morning on Thursday. Southerly winds will return on Thursday helping to slowly warm temperatures back up into the upper 50s. Most of the day Thursday will be dry but rain chances will start to increase after about 6 PM. Rain chances will continue for the first half of the day Friday before moving out of our area. The weekend looks comfortable and spring like with temperatures in the 60s and 70s under mostly sunny skies. The warm up continues into next week with highs in the 70s and 80s on Monday.
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