Dare County announced seven new positive COVID-19 test results on Monday, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 56.
The seven additional cases consist of six non-residents and one resident, and include the following:
1) Male Non-resident 17-years-old, transferred isolation to home county
2) Female Resident 50-64 years of age, home isolation
3) Female Non-resident 50-64 years of age, isolating in Dare
4) Male Non-resident 17-years-old, isolating in Dare
5) Male Non-resident 50-64 years of age, isolating in Dare
6) Female Non-resident 50-64 years of age, isolating in Dare
7) Female Non-resident 17 – years of age, transferred isolation to home county
There have been a total of 28 resident COVID-19 cases and 28 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 on 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 Sunday, June 21 at 9 a.m. To view the full order, click here.