5/10/20: 21 POSITIVE COVID-19 TESTS NOW REPORTED IN DARE COUNTY. NO EXPLANATION GIVEN OF LATEST 3.

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The number of positive COVID-19 test results in Dare County is now 21, an increase of two over yesterday’s total, according to today’s Dare Emergency Management dashboard.

Dare County has not posted a bulletin or videotape yet to explain the three new cases reported over the weekend. We expect it to do so tomorrow.

ON THE STATEWIDE BASIS . . . The number of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases reported during the 24 hours since 11 a.m. yesterday declined, but so did the number of completed tests. New cases numbered 404; tests totaled 5,773. The telltale percent of positive tests among the total increased to 6.9 percent from 6.3 percent yesterday.

Hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients declined during the past 24 hours, from 513 to 442.

The Beacon, 5/10/20

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