The City of St. Joseph, in a press release, has today confirmed two positive cases of COVID-19 in the community.
The first positive is a female in her twenties and is staying at home with family in St. Joseph. The individual has a recent travel history. The individual reported to the Clinton County testing site and was tested through a private lab.
The second positive is a female in her thirties. This individual was tested through Northwest Health Services, lives in Buchanan County and is staying at home. This individual has no confirmed travel history.
The city’s health department, in coordination with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, will conduct a joint public health investigation of the cases, including identification of contacts of the positive cases. Additionally, the city’s health department is prepared to assist Mosaic Life Care and Northwest Health Services with additional cases that may present within the city of St. Joseph.