Dare County reported 15 new COVID-19-positive tests today on its Dept. of Health and Human Services dashboard, 14 of them of local residents.
Of the COVID-19-positive residents, seven–or one-half of them–are between the ages of 25 and 49, the demographic that is driving the pandemic nationwide, and four are children age 17 or younger. Only one is age 65 or older, and all are in isolation.
As has been the case since the pandemic began, females continue to be diagnosed with COVID-19 more often than males.
The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in Dare County since March is 929: 584 Dare County residents and 345 nonresidents.
THE BEACON, 11/18/20