Adair County Count Reaches 1,862 COVID-19 Cases

Another 31 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed yesterday by the Adair County Health Department, bringing the overall count to 1,862. Two cases reported Tuesday were removed upon confirmation that they reside outside of Adair County. Those cases include a 26-year-old female from Macon County and a 33-year-old female from Schuyler County. There are now 127 active cases, 1,722 people who have left isolation, and 13 COVID-related deaths. Of the new cases, there are four each in the K-12 schools and skilled nursing facility sectors. Sixteen reside at addresses with at least one other confirmed case.

The health department also reported that as of yesterday’s press release, nearly 1,000 of the 1,100 people slated to receive the second dose of the COVID vaccine have been registered for next week’s drive-through clinic.