Dare Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases on July 1st
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received 16 new positive COVID-19 test results today, making this the highest single day increase in the county so far, bringing the total number now to 113 cases, as of Wednesday (7/1/20) evening.
These most recent cases include one female resident of Dare in 17 or under age group, two male residents of Dare age 18-24, one female resident age 50-64, one male non-resident age 18-24, two female non-residents age 18-24, six male non-residents age 18-24, one male non-resident age 25-39, one male non-resident age 50-64, and one female non-resident age 50-64. All of those are currently in isolation in Dare County, except for the male and female in the 50-64 age group, who have been transferred to isolation in their home county.
A fourth local community testing clinic event, to include diagnostic and antibody testing has been announced for July 9 in Buxton. Click here for details.
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.