Dare Reports 13 New COVID-19 Cases on July 11th; 5 Under Age 18
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received 13 new positive COVID-19 test results today, five of which are under the age of 18, bringing the total number now to 194 cases, as of Saturday (7/11/20) evening.
These most recent cases include one male resident of Dare in the 17 or under age group, three female residents in the 17 or under age group, two male residents in the 18-24 age group, two male residents in the 25-49 age group, one female resident in the 25-49 age group, and one male resident in the 50-64 age group, all of which are recovering in home isolation, as well as one female non-resident age 17 or under, one female non-resident age 18-24, and one male non-resident age 25-49, all of which are recovering in isolation in their home counties.
There are currently 50 active cases and one hospitalization in Dare County.
“Non-resident” cases are those who do not have a Dare County address listed on their identification card, including visitors, non-resident property owners, individuals living and working in Dare County for the summer, and those who may have recently moved to the area and have not yet been able to update their identification card.
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.