Dare County Reports 9 New COVID-19 Cases on July 13th
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received nine new positive COVID-19 test results today, bringing the total number now to 215 cases, as of Monday (7/13/20) evening.
These most recent cases include two male residents of Dare age 17 or under, two female residents age 17 or under, one female resident age 25-49, one female resident age 65 or over, all recovering in home isolation, as well as one male non-resident age 18-24, one female non-resident age 25-49, and one male non-resident age 65 or over, all three of which have been transferred to isolation in their home counties.
“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.