Dare Reports Three New Positive COVID-19 Cases on June 21st
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received three new positive COVID-19 test results today, bringing the total number now to 49, as of Sunday (6/21/20) afternoon.
These most recent cases are all male non-residents of Dare, one in the 18-24 age range, one in the 25-49 age range, and the third in the 50-64 age range. Each of these individuals are currently recovering in isolation in their home counties.
Of the 49 total positive COVID-19 test results reported in Dare, 27 are local residents and 22 are non-residents, while 23 are male and 26 are female.
A third local community testing clinic event, to include diagnostic and antibody testing has been announced for Tuesday, June 30 at the Dare County Parks and Recreation facility in Kill Devil Hills.
Cloth face masks or coverings are mandatory to be worn in any public spaces where social distancing can’t be maintained in Dare County.
Local and state health officials continue to strongly encourage everyone to follow the 3 Ws – wear a cloth face covering if you will be with other people, wait at least six feet apart and avoid close contact with other people, and wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer.