15 New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Adair County Including Two Hospitalized Residents

The Adair County Health Department confirmed 15 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, September 10th. Among the newly confirmed cases are a 64-year-old female hospitalized at Boone Hospital since Sept. 2 and a 57-year-old female admitted to Northeast Regional Medical Center Sept. 10. Neither of the women require use of a ventilator. Also among the new cases is one fully vaccinated female in the higher education sector. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a study which shows that unvaccinated individuals are 11 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than fully vaccinated individuals. The CDC reports that 53.8% of the eligible population in the United States is fully
vaccinated. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports that only 46.3% of eligible Missourians and 36.9% of eligible Adair County residents are fully vaccinated.