Dare County Reports 7 New COVID-19 Cases on July 4th
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received seven new positive COVID-19 test results on July 4th, bringing the total number now to 133 cases, as of Saturday (7/4/20) evening.
These most recent cases include one female resident of Dare in the 18-24 age group, two female residents age 25-49, one female non-resident age 18-24, and three male non-residents age 18-24, all of which are currently in isolation in Dare County.
One resident that was previously hospitalized is now recovering in home isolation, while two individuals previously reported as positive remain hospitalized.
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.