Adair County Nears 300 COVID-19 Cases

Coronavirus cases near 300 locally. Seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed yesterday in Adair County, bringing the year-to-date total to 296. The new cases involve females ages 18, 20 and 54 and males ages 18, two age 21, and 22. Six are related to the higher education sector and four live at addresses with at least one other positive case. Currently, 39 cases are active and 257 have left isolation. One previously identified case has been admitted to Northeast Regional Medical Center but has not required a ventilator. The Adair County Health Department has completed 1,297 contact tracing calls.