State and regional COVID-19 update
Published 11:44 am Wednesday, November 3, 2021
On Nov. 2, Dare County’s Division of Health reported 64 active cases of coronavirus, down from 102 on Friday. Three people from Dare County were hospitalized with the virus; on Friday, Oct. 29, the number hospitalized was eight. Some 61 residents are in home isolation.
This past week, October 25 through October 29, the health division reported 113 new cases with 102 of those new cases Dare County residents.
Those vaccinated with one shot make up 71 percent of the population eligible; those fully vaccinated represent 68 percent.
Dare County Health Division reports that the county is still experiencing a high level of community transmission and remains in the CDC’s red zone.
The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control have authorized booster vaccine shots and recommend them for individuals who are 65 and older and are 18 years old and live in long-term care settings, have underlying medical conditions and work and live in high-risk settings.
A booster shot is available for those who received a second/final dose of Pfizer or Moderna more than six months ago or the Johnson & Johnson vaccine more than two months ago and meet one of the qualifying criteria.
On Nov. 2, Dare’s Health Division reported the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is meeting Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 3, and will be discussing the FDA’s recommendation to authorize the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11. Dare County DHHS will submit a separate update this week specific to the COVID vaccination for 5-11 year olds.
Northeast NC Region
Hyde County as of Oct. 29, 2021.
Active Cases: Two residents
Deaths: 13 residents
Vaccinated: 65% one dose; 62% fully
Tyrrell County as of Nov. 1, 2021
Active Cases: Nine residents, down 22 from Oct. 18
Deaths: Seven residents
Vaccinated: 49% one dose; 46% fully
Currituck as of Oct. 29, 2021
Active cases: 42 residents
Deaths: 27 residents
Vaccinated: 43% one dose; 38% fully
Camden as of Oct. 29, 2021
Active Cases: 25 residents
Deaths: Eight residents
Vaccinated: 48% one dose; 46% fully
Pasquotank as of Oct. 29, 2021
Active Cases: 74 residents
Deaths: 110 residents
Vaccinated: 53% one dose; 47% fully
Dare County Schools COVID-19 update, Nov. 2, 2021
Student total: 23 active cases; 57 quarantined
Cape Hatteras Elementary: no active cases; 0 quarantined.
Cape Hatteras Secondary: Two active cases; one quarantined
First Flight Elementary: One active case; four quarantined
First Flight Middle: Three active cases; nine quarantined
First Flight High: Six active cases; 19 quarantined
Kitty Hawk Elementary: One active case; one quarantined
Manteo Elementary: Five active cases; 12 quarantined
Manteo Middle: Three active cases; six quarantined
Manteo High School: One active case; two quarantined
Nags Head Elementary: One active case; three quarantined
Staff: Five active cases; one quarantined