Third confirmed COVID-19 case in Hyde County announced

Published 8:41 pm Saturday, June 13, 2020

Luana Gibbs, health director for Hyde County, announced Hyde County’s third laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 on Saturday afternoon, June 13.

The individual is reported to be in isolation at home and close contacts have been identified and given quarantine instructions.

While this is the third lab-confirmed case in Hyde County, two of the three cases have recovered. The county has no current hospitalizations and no deaths to report.

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Information sources for COVID-19 include the CDC, www.cdc.gov/Coronavirus; NC Division of Health and Human Services, www.ncdhhs.gov , 1-866-462-3821 (NC Coronavirus Hotline) and Hyde County Health Department, www.hydehealth.com , 252-926-4399.

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