Dare County announced four new positive COVID-19 test results on Wednesday, June 24, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 66.
The four additional cases consist of two non-residents and two residents, and include the following:
1) Female Resident 18-24 years of age, home isolation
2) Female Resident 17 – years of age, home isolation
3) Female Non-resident 50-64 years of age, isolating in Dare
4) Male Resident 25-49 years of age, home isolation
There have been a total of 34 resident COVID-19 cases and 32 non-resident cases since the first case was identified in Dare County in March.
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.
Dare County officials met last Friday afternoon and updated the Emergency Declaration for COVID-19 to include a mandate that face coverings be worn in indoor and outdoor public spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained. This measure became effective on Sunday, June 21 at 9 a.m. To view the full order, click here.