Dare Reports 8 New COVID-19 Cases on July 2nd
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received eight new positive COVID-19 test results so far today, all of which are the 18-24 age group, bringing the total number now to 121 cases, as of Thursday (7/2/20) afternoon.
These most recent cases include three female residents of Dare age 18-24, two male residents age 18-24, one female non-resident age 18-24, and two male non-residents age 18-24, all of which are currently recovering in isolation in Dare.
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.