13 New Cases of COVID-19 Sends Adair County’s Total Over 3,400

The Adair County Health Department confirmed 13 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the total case count past 3400. There are currently 86 active cases. The new cases include an unvaccinated 86-year-old admitted to Northeast Regional Medical Center Wednesday. He is not currently on a ventilator. Three of yesterday’s cases reside at addresses with at least one other confirmed case. Five are in the K-12 schools sector and one is in the higher education sector. One is a breakthrough case.

Elsewhere in Northeast Missouri…

Knox County reported that 2 more residents have been hospitalized and there is 1 ventilated patient. They currently have 18 active cases. The Macon County Health Department reported that during the week of September 8 – 14, there were 52 new cases of COVID-19 in the county.