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4/3/2020 Update – ADAIR COUNTY COVID-19 CASE UPDATE

ADAIR COUNTY COVID-19 CASE UPDATE

Kirksville, MO 4/3/2020 – The Adair County Health Department today updated information regarding the status of Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in the county. At the time of this release, there have been 10 confirmed cases year to date. Five of those cases have recovered and have been released from isolation.

The five active cases include a 35-year-old female and a 42-year-old female, both currently in isolation, and three males, a 58-year-old and two 80-year-olds, all in isolation at Manor Care Center. None of these five active cases are travel related.

Health Department staff are working in coordination with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) to determine any close contacts of these individuals who were possibly exposed. If there were any, health officials will provide guidance to these individuals and monitor them closely for the development of symptoms.

Per CDC Guidelines, if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough or shortness of breath, call your medical provider right away. If you’re experiencing trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, uncharacteristic confusion or inability to arouse, or bluish lips or face, dial 911 immediately.

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