Two more Dare County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, according to today’s Dept. of Health and Human Services’ dashboard, bringing the local case total to 79.
Forty-three of the confirmed COVID-19 cases are residents, and 36 are non-residents.
The two people who tested positive today for the virus are both women between the ages of 25 and 49 who are now in home isolation.
Statewide, COVID-19 metrics today continued to show a high single-day case total (1,719, the third-highest single-day total), a high number of hospitalizations (888), and a positive-test rate approaching 10 percent (9.3 percent), according to the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ dashboard.
Fifteen more people died as a result of a COVID-19 infection during the latest 24-hour reporting period, bringing the number of fatalities in North Carolina to 1,318.
The Beacon, 6/27/20