COVID-19 Case Count in Adair County 39

Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Adair County yesterday. The new cases involve a 58-year-old female and a 27-year-old female, bringing the total number of cases in Adair County to 39. Twenty-seven people are currently in isolation. One of the two cases is an employee of an area meat processing plant; the
other is not. The Adair County Health Department has contacted 186 people who have had close contact with individuals who have tested positive to date and continues contact-tracing efforts to help slow
transmission of the virus. Jim LeBaron, administrator of the Health Department said that as COVID-19 continues to spread, every resident of the county bears a responsibility to take every precaution possible to protect others.