New NEMO COVID-19 Cases Reported Wednesday

Macon County reports they are seeing a resurgence of COVID-19 The health department says there was a 4-week stretch between February 7th – March 6th with 6-7 cases each week, last week March 7 – 13th, 20 new cases were confirmed (by test date) and this week March 14 – March 20th, there were 25 new cases (by test date). Since the health department’s last press release on March 17th, tjhey are announcing 24 cases with ages ranging from child to elderly adult.

The Adair County Health Department confirmed another six COVID-19 cases yesteday, including one requiring hospitalization. Total case count is now 2,370 with 26 active cases and 2,324 people who have left isolation. Four of the new cases reside at addresses with at least one other previously confirmed case. One case is in the higher education sector. A 51-year-old female was admitted to Northeast Regional Medical Center Tuesday, but is not requiring use of a ventilator.

The Sullivan County Health Department confirmed four additional positive cases of COVID-19 yesterday. There’s a total of 859 cases, with 1 active probable case, and 6 active cases.