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State and local COVID-19 update

New COVID-19 case numbers in North Carolina are following a jagged but slightly upward line. On March 29, the number of new cases were 1,372.

Hospitalizations of folks with coronavirus now number 873. On March 17, those in hospitals slipped under 1,000. Ten days later the number of those hospitalized fell below 900.

Since last March, 12,085 North Carolinians have died from coronavirus.

Statewide COVID-19 vaccinations will available for all April 7.

Dare County – Dare is accepting appointment requests for all those 16 and older who want a vaccination. To sign up for vaccination, go online to darenc.com, click COVID-19 and then vaccine information or call 252-475-5008. A person younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The total cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in Dare County is 2,956 on March 29.

Active positive resident cases number 50 according to the county’s dashboard, with 49 in home isolation. One person from Dare is hospitalized.

As of March 29, 2021, Dare County’s death count remains at 14.

In Dare, 13,599 people – 36.7% – are partially vaccinated. On March 29, 27.1% of Dare’s 18 and over population was fully vaccinated, according to the state’s COVID-19 dashboard.

Hyde County – As of March 26, Hyde County has no active coronavirus cases.

Vaccination appointments for all people 18 years and older can be made by calling 252-926-4474.

In Hyde County, 38.7% – 1,913 people – are partially vaccinated and 24.0% are fully vaccinated, according to the state’s COVID-19 dashboard.

Tyrrell County – In Tyrrell County, three active cases of coronavirus exist in the county as of March 29, but no new cases were reported. Six individuals have died in the county due to coronavirus.

Partially vaccinated people number 1,106 – 27.5% – and fully vaccinated, 671 or 16.7%.

Call 252-793-3023 to sign up for COVID vaccine clinics at health department locations in Columbia, Plymouth and Williamston. Doses of the Moderna vaccine are available for people 18 years and older.

Camden, Currituck, Pasquotank counties – Albemarle Regional Health Service is scheduling appointments for first dose vaccinations for those 16 years and older at county health locations. Appointments may be made by calling Camden 252-338-4000; Currituck 252-232-2271 and Pasquotank 252-338-4400.

Albemarle Regional Health Services has posted the following case information as of March 29:

Camden: 620 lab-confirmed cases, with six cases now active. Camden County has lost five people to the coronavirus. In Camden, 2,595 people – 23.9% – are partially vaccinated as of March 29. Some 12.6% are fully vaccinated, according to the state’s dashboard.

A second dose clinic is scheduled for Wednesday, March 31 from 9 to 11 a.m., at Camden Intermediate School.

Currituck: 1,454 total lab-confirmed cases are counted. Some 24 cases are active. Currituck County has lost 15 people to coronavirus. In Currituck, 6,586 people are partially vaccinated, or 23.7%. The state’s dashboard reports 13.6% are fully vaccinated.

A second dose vaccination clinics in Currituck County was scheduled Tuesday.

Pasquotank: 3,170 lab-confirmed cases. Active cases number 25. COVID-related deaths in the county number 79 people. In Pasquotank, 11,189 people or 28.1% are partially vaccinated. The state’s dashboard reports 7,660 people – 19.2% – are fully vaccinated.

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