Adair County Cases Continue Upward Climb

COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Adair County. Twelve new cases were confirmed yesterday which brings the year-to-date total to 465. The new cases involve two 20-year-old females and females ages 23, 27, 42, 43, 79 and 85, and males ages 40, 41, 66 and 70. Two are in the higher education sector and two are in households with a previously confirmed case. There are now 67 active cases and 398 individuals who have left isolation. All Adair County residents who were hospitalized at Northeast Regional Medical Center
have now been discharged; however, there are six COVID-19 patients from other counties at Northeast. Two patients have required use of a ventilator.