Health

Adams County reports 13 new cases over two days

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Sep. 15, 2020 8:30 am

QUINCY -- The Adams County Health Department reported five new cases of COVID-19 Monday but 13 overall since it last reported figures on Saturday.

The five cases are two females between 10 and 19, two men in their 20s and one woman in her 30s.

The Health Department didn't announce figures on Sunday because of the drive-thru flu shot clinic at John Wood Community College, but an additional eight cases were added to its COVID-19 dashboard Monday.

Adams County has reported 874 positive cases, with 72 active. Four people in their 40s to 90s are hospitalized in the county, though none are in the intensive unit.

The county's seven-day positivity rate is 4.24%.

The Quincy Public School District reported one new case at Baldwin Elementary School. The district is tracking five confirmed cases.

The Pike County Health Department reported four additional cases of COVID-19 bringing the county's case total to 100. The new cases are three women and one man in their 20s, and one is hospitalized.

The Hancock County Health Department reported three new cases of COVID-19 -- one girl under 10, one man in his 30s to 40s and one woman in her 50s to 60s. All three are recovering at home, and one is connected to another positive case.

Hancock County has had 177 confirmed cases with 22 active.

In Brown County, four cases were reported Monday. The Brown County Health Department reported 30 total cases, with seven active. The active cases are isolating at home.

In Missouri, the Marion County Health Department announced 15 additional positive cases of COVID-19 -- seven men between 20 and 90 and eight women between 20 and 80. All are quarantined at home.

Marion County has had 642 cases, with 117 active cases. Seven county residents are hospitalized with COVID-19.

Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Clark County, which brought the county's total to 57. Three cases are active.

The Clark County Health Department reported that one of the cases was contracted outside of the county, and the other was an unknown source. Both are recovering at home.

The Lewis County Health Department reported one additional case, bringing the county's total to 111, with 18 active cases.

One new case was reported in Monroe COunty, where there has been 78 confirmed cases. Seven are reported active, according to the Monroe County Health Department.