Update: A second positive COVID-19 test result was announced on Tuesday, bringing the total to 60.
Dare County announced another positive COVID-19 test result on Tuesday, June 23, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 59.
The new case announced on Tuesday is a male non-resident who is 18-24 years of age, and who has transferred to his home county to recover in isolation.
New positive cases are updated on the dashboard of the Dare County website, and are shared on the DHHS Facebook page when information is received. To find the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 cases in Dare County, visit www.darenc.com/covid19. State COVID-19 data is also available at https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/dashboard.
Please continue to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the Outer Banks community by following the 3Ws – wear, wait and wash.
- Wear a cloth face covering if you will be with other people.
- Wait 6 feet apart. Avoid close contact.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer