UPDATE: Dare Reports 62nd Positive COVID-19 Case on June 23rd
UPDATE #2: Two more cases were reported since our last update, both identified as Dare County residents.
UPDATE: Another new case was reported since this article was first published. Read updated details on the most recent cases here.
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received a new positive COVID-19 test result today, bringing the total number now to
60 62. as of Tuesday (6/23/20) morning afternoon evening.
The most recent cases are two male non-residents in the 18-24 age range that have been transferred to isolation in their home county, a male resident in the 25-49 age range recovering in home isolation, and a female resident in the 5-64 age range also recovering in home isolation.
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.