The Adair County Health Department yesterday confirmed 18 new cases of COVID-19, raising the overall count to 3,120. There are 124 active cases and 2,968 people who have left isolation. Three of yesterday’s cases are in the higher education sector, one is in the K-12 schools sector, and one is employed at an area meat processing plant. Five cases reside at addresses with at least one
other confirmed case.
Elsewhere in Northeast Missouri, during the week of August 18 – August 24, there were 39 new cases of COVID-19 in Macon County. Currently, there are 49 active cases, with 5 residents hospitalized. Of these 39 new cases, 5 were vaccinated, and, there was 1 new case of reinfection. Of the last 423 cases, 371 were not vaccinated.
Sullivan County confirmed three new cases yesterday and has 18 active cases.
Knox County reported 4 new COVID-19 cases yesteday with 36 current active cases.