QUINCY — The Adams County Health Department confirmed three additional COVID-related deaths on Wednesday, bringing the total number to 14.
The department also reported 27 new COVID-19 cases: a female between the ages of 10 and 19, three men and three women in their 20s, one man and four women in their 30s, two men and two women in their 40s, two men in their 50s, two men and four women in their 60s, two men in their 70s and one man in his 80s.
Hospitalizations rose for the fifth day in a row to 37. These people range in age from 10 to their 90s and five are in the intensive care unit.
With a record number of hospitalizations and a seven-day positivity rate above 10%, the health department is warning of a difficult winter.
Pike County, Ill., saw a record 18 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. They are two women in their 20s, two women in their 30s, two women in their 40s, two women and two men in their 60s, two women and three men in their 70s, one woman in her 80s and two women in their 90s.
Hospitalizations in Pike County also jumped from 52 on Monday to 67 on Tuesday.
In Missouri, the Lewis County Health Department confirmed another COVID-19 death on Tuesday as well as three new cases.
In Clark County, the first two COVID-related deaths were reported. The health department reports 44 active cases, 26 in home isolation and 18 in long-term care, and six hospitalizations.
The Marion County Health Department announced 11 new COVID-19 cases.
Active cases in Monroe County, which were in single digits last week, now are at 21.
The Scotland County Health Department confirmed seven active cases out of 56 confirmed cases.
In Pike County, Mo., 20 active COVID-19 cases were reported, less than half of the active cases the county had two weeks ago. One person remains hospitalized.