New cases of COVID-19 exceed 20 for the fourth time in seven days in Adams County, and the county's seven-day positivity rate exceeded 8% -- a marker the state has used to issue interventions in two regions of the state.
Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft was in Hannibal on Wednesday afternoon to promote participation in the Nov. 3 election.
During a year when numerous events have been canceled because of the COVID-19 threat, an event was added on Wednesday to the community calendar with the blessing of the Hannibal City Council.
Adams County has exceed more than 1,000 total positive COVID-19 cases. The Adams County Health Department 29 new cases Tuesday, bringing the county's total to 1,006 cases.
The Hancock County Health Department announced that the county has five newly confirmed cases -- one boy under 5, one girl under 10, one man and one woman in their 30s to 40s and one woman in her 90s to 100s.