UPDATE: Dare Reports 9 New Positive COVID-19 Cases on June 25th
UPDATE: Six more new cases were reported since this article was first published.
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received
three nine new positive COVID-19 test results today, bringing the total number now to 69 75, as of Thursday (6/25/20) afternoon.
The most recent cases include a male resident of Dare in the 17 or under age range, two male residents and a male non-resident in the 18-24 age range, a male resident and two male non-residents in the 25-49 age range, and two male residents in the 50-64 age range.
All but one of the male 24-49 at non-residents, who has been transferred to his home county, are currently recovering in isolation in Dare County.
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 and throughout North Carolina. Read more here.
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.