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Additional COVID-19 related deaths reported in Pasquotank County

Albemarle Regional Health Services (ARHS) has received notification confirming two Pasquotank County residents have died due to complications from COVID-19. One individual was over the age 65 and the other individual was in the 50-64 year age range.

In the release dated August 3, ARHS states it is continuing to ask community members to be mindful in practicing preventive and safety measures.

These precautions include avoiding close contact with people who are sick; avoiding touching the eyes, nose and mouth; staying home when sick; covering coughs or sneezes with a tissue, then throwing the tissue in the trash; cleaning and disinfecting frequently-touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe; washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after blowing noses, coughing or sneezing; practicing social distancing; staying at least six feet away from others; avoiding unnecessary travel; avoiding handshakes, hugs and other close contact and wearing a cloth face covering in public when social distancing measures are hard to maintain.

For more information about COVID-19, visit http://www.arhs-nc.org/ or call 252-338-WELL.

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