Per a recent update from the Hyde County Health Department, Hyde County is currently experiencing an uptick in COVID-19 cases.
As of 10:00 a.m. today, August 10, the Health Department reported 46 cases, of which 9 are active. Though some of these cases are associated with an outbreak in a long-term care facility, not all cases are linked to this, and community spread is prevalent.
“Please do your part to protect your neighbors, friends, and family,” stated the Hyde County Health Department in a press release. “Wear a facial covering, practice 6 feet social distancing, and continue to wash your hands frequently… As always, the Hyde County Health Department remains available to the public to answer questions and provide education. We can be reached at 926-4399 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.”