Regional COVID-19 case count update

Published 2:05 pm Saturday, August 29, 2020

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COVID-19 cases continue to drift upward in Dare, in the region and in the state.

In Dare County, the total number of lab-confirmed positive cases is 445 as of noon Aug. 28.

Of that total, Dare residents represent 240 cases, of which 213 have recovered and 25 remain active. Of those cases active, 18 are in home isolation, six are in isolation outside Dare County and one person is hospitalized.

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Dare County reported that four of the new cases are college students. None of those cases are connected. Three are symptomatic and one is asymptomatic. All acquired the virus by direct contact with individuals who tested positive outside Dare County.

Non-residents represent 205 of the positive cases. Some 132 have recovered, two are in isolation in Dare County and 71 have transferred to home locations.

Cases in Hyde County have been inching upward.

On Friday afternoon, Aug. 28, lab-confirmed cases totaled 91 with 56 recoveries. Active cases number 35.

In Tyrrell County as of Aug. 27, cases numbered 107 with 103 recoveries and two deaths. The Martin-Tyrrell-Washington Health District reports these figures are not changed from a previous report.

The Albemarle Regional Health Services issued the following information on Friday, Aug.28.

Camden County had 93 lab confirmed cases with 16 active and 74 recovered. Camden County has suffered three deaths

Currituck County had 95 lab-confirmed cases, with 13 active and 82 recovered. No deaths have been recorded for Currituck County.

Pasquotank County had 532 lab-confirmed cases of which 432 have recovered and 76 remain active. The county has suffered 24 deaths.



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