Dare County announced two additional positive COVID-19 test results on Friday morning, June 26, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 77.
The two additional cases consist of a non-resident and a resident, and include the following:
1) Female Non-resident 25-49 years of age, transferred isolation to home county
2) Male Resident 25-49 years of age, home isolation
There have been a total of 41 resident COVID-19 cases and 36 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.