7/4/20: TODAY’S COVID-19 REPORT: 7 MORE CASES DIAGNOSED IN DARE COUNTY, ALL PEOPLE UNDER AGE 50; 3 RESIDENTS, 4 NON-RESIDENTS.

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Seven more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Dare County, all of them under the age of 50, according to today’s Dare County Dept. of Health and Human Services’ dashboard. The local case total is now 133.

Three of the seven new cases are Dare County residents, and four are non-residents. All of them are in isolation in Dare County, the dashboard reports.

Five of the seven cases are between the ages of 18 and 24, and two are between the ages of 25 and 49. Three are men, and four are women.

In other local COVID-19 news, one of the three Dare County residents who were hospitalized out of the area, as of yesterday, has transferred to home isolation, according to the dashboard.

Statewide, the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services reported 1,413 new cases today, out of 19,003 completed tests, for a 7.4 percent positive-test rate. There are now 945 COVID-19-related hospitalizations statewide, six fewer than yesterday. Three more COVID-19-related deaths have occurred in North Carolina, bringing fatalities to 1,395.

Ann G. Sjoerdsma, 7/4/20

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