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20 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Adair County for Second Day in a Row

For the second consecutive day, the Adair County Health Department confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19, raising the overall count yesterday to 2,944. There are 129 active cases and 2,788 people who have left isolation. The Health Department also confirmed the July 29 hospitalization of a 75-year-old male whose case was reported Aug. 2. He is hospitalized at the VA Hospital in Columbia. A 71-year-old female reported Aug. 6 was admitted to Boone Hospital Aug. 5. Neither are on a ventilator. An 82-year-old male hospitalized at Northeast Regional Medical Center Aug. 7 was discharged Aug. 11. Of the new cases yesterday, ten reside at addresses with at least one other confirmed case. One is employed at an
area meat processing plant and one is a resident in a skilled nursing facility.