Health

Adams County reports sixth COVID-19-related death

Posted: Aug. 11, 2020 12:01 am

QUINCY -- Adams County has reported its sixth COVID-19-related death.

The Adams County Health Department said Monday that the man in his 90s died after testing positive for the virus.

An additional 24 COVID-19 cases were reported Monday bringing the county's total to 536. The Health Department added that one case was removed from the county's total after an inadvertent data entry on Sunday.

The Health Department said there are 113 active cases in the county, with 15 people in their 40s to 90s hospitalized in the county. Three people are in the intensive care unit.

The county's seven-day positivity rate is 5.01%.

The new cases are:

One male and four females between 10 and 19 years old.

Two men and three women in their 20s.

One man and one woman in their 30s.

One man and one woman in their 40s.

One woman in her 50s.

Two men and one woman in their 60s.

One man in his 70s.

One woman in her 80s.

Three women in their 90s.

One woman who is 100 or older.

Nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were announced in Hancock County. The cases are one man in his 30s to 40s, one man and two women in their 40s to 50s, one woman in her 50s to 60s, one woman in her 70s to 80s, and one man and one woman in their 80s to 90s.

The Hancock County Health Department said five of the cases are related to other known cases. Six are recovering at home, and three are hospitalized.

Hancock County has had 62 confirmed cases, with 24 active cases.