Another 22 Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed Today in Adair County

The Adair County Health Department confirmed another 22 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday. The overall total is now 3,045 with 137 active cases and 2,880 people who have left isolation. Five cases reside at addresses with at least one other confirmed case. One case involves an employee in the skilled nursing facility sector. Two cases have been confirmed as breakthrough infections of fully vaccinated people. Two hospitalized residents were discharged Aug. 17, including a 75-year-old male admitted to the VA Hospital in Columbia July 29 and a 60-year-old female admitted to Northeast Regional Medical Center Aug. 15. A fully vaccinated 77-year-old male whose case was reported Aug. 16 was admitted to NRMC Aug. 17. None of these residents required ventilators.