COVID-19 Bulletin #40 from Dare County Emergency Management
A happy Easter to all. While protective measures have caused today’s services and celebrations to be different than previous years, our hope is that our community is finding the strength not to let this crisis damper the spirit, love and faith that comes with this special day.
As you celebrate with your immediate family, remember to continue to follow the guidelines that are in place for slowing the spread of COVID-19. Restrict all non-essential movement, only go out when necessary, avoid direct contact, other than immediate family members and practice good hygiene. This information may seem repetitive, but it is critical in the fight against the spread of COVID-19.
In North Carolina, there are currently 4,520 cases of COVID-19 in 91 counties. There have been 81 fatalities in NC associated with COVID-19. Currently, the state is reporting 331 hospitalizations across the state from COVID-19 illness.
To date, Dare County has reported 15 positive test results for COVID-19. Of the 15 individuals who have tested positive, eight have recovered/or are asymptomatically cleared (meaning they are seven days post testing with no symptoms), five are asymptomatic (meaning they have not experienced any COVID-19 symptoms), one is recovering at home and one died.
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