Adair County Confirms 19 New Cases of COVID-19

The Adair County Health Department confirmed 19 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday. There have now been 1,833 confirmed cases with 111 currently active and 1,709 people who have left isolation. Thirteen residents have died from COVID-related complications. Of the new cases, five are in households with at least one other confirmed case and two are in the K-12 schools sector.
A 75-year-old male admitted to Northeast Regional Medical Center on Christmas Day was placed on a ventilator on January 1st. An 85-year-old female also admitted on December 25 was discharged on January 4th.