COVID-19 cases may be slowing, but caution urged

  • COVID-19

Health officials say the rise of COVID-19 cases in Macon County may be starting to slow, but they urge continued precautions to fight against community spread.

As of 6 p.m. on June 29, the health department reported a total of 281 total COVID-19 cases, including 159 active positive, 121 recovered and one death.

A week earlier, on June 22, there were 257 total cases, including 191 active.

“Macon County Public Health staff have been working incredibly hard to contact trace and test possible cases of COVID-19 June 15, and is experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness (fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc.) to isolate and contact a health care provider immediately.