Adair County is in the National Yellow Zone for COVID-19 cases. Yesterday’s report to governors issued by the White House Coronavirus Task Force shows the State of Missouri continues to be in the red zone for the seven-day period from September 19 to September 25. States in the red zone are recording more than 101 cases per 100,000 population during the seven-day period. That puts Missouri at the 8th highest case rate in the country. Also in the report, Kirksville and Adair County are listed in the yellow zone. Adair County confirmed 22 cases during last week’s seven-day period. For the current seven-day period, which ends on Friday, Adair County has reached 16 new cases.
Elsewhere in Northeast Missouri…
The Monroe County Health Department is reporting the first death of a Monroe County resident due to COVID-19. The elderly resident tested positive for COVID-19 in August.
The Macon County Health Department announces three new cases of COVID-19 in the county. Currently, they have 15 active cases.