COVID-19 Bulletin #39 from Dare County Emergency Management
In North Carolina, there are currently over 4,312 cases of COVID-19 in 91 counties. There have been 80 fatalities in NC associated with COVID-19. Currently, the state is reporting 362 hospitalizations across the state from COVID-19 illness.
To date, Dare County has reported 13 positive test results for COVID-19. Of the 13 individuals who have tested positive, 8 have recovered/or are asymptomatically cleared (meaning they are 7 days post testing with no symptoms), 3 are asymptomatic (meaning they have not experienced any COVID-19 symptoms), 1 is recovering at home and 1 died.
As we enter the third full week with the Stay Home - Stay Healthy order in place to protect our community against the spread of COVID-19, each of us has an important role we must continue to play. With each day, we become more and more eager to get back to our activities, and routines prior to the disease outbreak. While it may be frustrating to continue to hear the same plea for social distancing, direct contact with only family members and practicing good hygiene, these are the most effective tools that we have to fight the spread. We are all in this together, and together, through responsible behavior and actions, we will get on the other side of this more quickly.
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