Adair County Tops 2,700 Cases of COVID-19

The county’s overall COVID-19 case count has risen to 2,707 after the Adair County Health Department confirmed 15 new cases since last Friday. There are now 57 active cases and 2,627 people who have left isolation. Seven of the new cases reside at addresses with at least one other confirmed case. Four are employed at an area meat processing plant. Two are breakthrough cases involving fully vaccinated individuals. The remaining 13 cases are unvaccinated. As for hospitalizations, a 63-year-old female admitted to Northeast Regional Medical Center July 21 was discharged to her home July 23. A 39-year-old male was admitted July 23 and a 26-year-old male was admitted July 25. None require use of a ventilator.