More positive cases of COVID 19 were reported in the area over the weekend.

The Pike County, Missouri Health Department Sunday announced its first positive coronavirus testing result.

The case is the third positive result through testing at Hannibal Regional Hospital.

The Pike County patient is currently self-isolating at his home. Officials are working on tracing the individual’s social connections and making the necessary contacts to lessen the potential spread of the virus.

As of Sunday afternoon, Hannibal Regional had tested 42 patients with 35 negative results, three positives and four results still pending.

Adams County health officials announced its second positive COVID 19 case Saturday.

The man is a healthcare worker in his 30s or 40s.

The man was reportedly tested March 26th, has been in isolation at home ever since and is recovering very well at home.