Area counties report uptick in COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

The number of positive Covid-19 tests is increasing in several area counties.

For Adair county, the case count is up to 105. A 50-year-old male is the latest Adair County resident to test positive for COVID-19 this year. The man’s infection has been described as travel related. Nine Adair County residents are in isolation; 96 residents have left isolation. The Adair County Health Department has completed 689 contact-tracing calls to potentially infected persons.

Sullivan county health department, over the weekend, reported their 119th case. Of that total since testing began, only three cases are active.

Carroll county health department reports 49 positive cases since testing began. As of yesterday, 34 of those cases remained active among Carroll County residents.

Thirty-two COVID-19 cases are reported for Harrison county. As of today, ten are active.

The latest online information shows Livingston and Linn counties both have 27 total cases; Caldwell county has 17, Daviess county with 11, Mercer county with six, and Putnam county with three Corona-virus cases.

Tri-county health department for Gentry, Worth, and DeKalb counties collectively reported 88 positive cases as of late last week.

John Anthony

About John Anthony

John started working for KTTN Radio in the 1970s as a news reporter. He has been with the station for many years, and when Marvin Luehrs, then owner of KTTN, decided to retire John purchased the station. John is Married to Carol Anthony who also works for KTTN as the Traffic Director.