Cases reported in Piedmont

COVID-19 cases in the Piedmontese Triad continue to develop while tests continue throughout North Carolina. State officials are reporting: Alamance County has two positive coronavirus cases David County has one positive coronavirus case David County has one positive coronavirus case Fortyth County has 12 positive coronavirus cases has seven cases coronavirus positives. Two patients tested positive for COVID-19, who were visited in the outpatient clinics of Wake Forest Baptist Health, according to an internal staff email. “” Dr. Julie Ann Freischlag said in the email. “We must continue to remain calm, reassure our patients and others and carefully follow hand hygiene and other safety protocols.” The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has confirmed positive coronavirus cases. Davie County has confirmed its first positive coronavirus case. The Davie County Department of Health is investigating to prevent further spread. Four new positive coronavirus cases in Foryth County were confirmed on Saturday. The cases were studied to identify whether they are associated with travel, close contacts or community spread, according to Forsyth County. A positive coronavirus case was confirmed in Alamance County on Saturday. The individual was isolated while tests were pending and will remain isolated for the duration of the disease, according to Alamance County. The individual has not traveled outside of North Carolina and has no known contacts with a previous case, officials said. Elon University has confirmed that a student who was studying abroad in Europe has tested positive for COVID-19. The student returned home and did not return to campus. The university is not releasing further details on student travel at this time. The steps to prevent COVID-19 transmission are similar to the steps to prevent other respiratory diseases such as flu. These steps include: • Wash your hands often with soap and water and for at least 20 seconds each time. • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. • Avoid close contact with sick people. • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or bent elbow when coughing or sneezing • Do not reuse tissues after coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched • Stay at home in case of malaise. In case of fever, cough and breathing difficulties, consult a doctor but call in advance.

COVID-19 cases in the Piedmontese triad continue to develop while tests continue throughout North Carolina.

State health officials are reporting:

  • Alamance County has two positive cases of coronavirus
  • Davidson County has a positive coronavirus case
  • Davie County has a positive coronavirus case
  • County Forsyth has 12 positive coronavirus cases
  • County Guilford has seven positive coronavirus cases

Two patients tested positive for the COVID-19 test who were visited in the outpatient clinics of Wake Forest Baptist Health, according to an internal staff email.

“The staff of those clinics wore appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when caring for those patients,” said Dr. Julie Ann Freischlag in the email. “We must continue to remain calm, reassure our patients and others and carefully follow hand hygiene and other safety protocols.”

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has confirmed positive coronavirus cases.

Davie County has confirmed its first positive coronavirus case. The Davie County Department of Health is investigating to prevent further spread.

Four new positive coronavirus cases in Foryth County were confirmed on Saturday.

The cases were studied to identify whether they are associated with travel, close contacts or community spread, according to Forsyth County.

A positive coronavirus case was confirmed Saturday in Alamance County.

The individual was isolated while tests were pending and will remain isolated for the duration of the disease, according to Alamance County.

The individual has not traveled outside of North Carolina and has no known contacts with a previous case, officials said.

Elon University has confirmed that a student who was studying abroad in Europe has tested positive for COVID-19. The student returned home and did not return to campus. The university is not releasing further details on student travel at this time.

The steps to prevent COVID-19 transmission are similar to the steps to prevent other respiratory diseases such as flu. These steps include:

• Wash your hands often with soap and water and for at least 20 seconds each time.

• Avoid touching the eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

• Avoid close contact with sick people.

• Cover your mouth and nose with a folded handkerchief or elbow when you cough or sneeze.

• Do not reuse tissues after coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose.

• Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched.

• Stay home if you are not feeling well. In case of fever, cough and breathing difficulties, consult a doctor but call in advance.

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