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North Carolina exceeds 100 cases of COVID-19

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More than 100 COVID-19 cases have been reported throughout North Carolina, while cases in the Piedmontese Triad continue to develop. Health officials reported on Thursday that there are at least eight known cases in the region since the state budget has circumvented 100 incidents. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is still reporting 97 cases, but counties across the state have reported new information which brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 128. More information about coronavirus in North Carolina Latest Information, Useful Resources in North Carolina National Coronavirus Updates As of 9:30 pm, Mecklenberg County has reported that total cases have increased from 1pm to 8pm. Here is a breakdown of the latest numbers reported by each county . Brunswick County – 1Cabarrus County – 1Chatham County – 3Craven County – 1Davidson County – 1Durham County – 35Harnett County – 4Hoke County -1Forsyth County – 5Gaston County – 1Guilford County – 3Iredell County – 2Johnston County – 2Lincoln County – 1Mecklenberg County – 32Moore County – 32Moore County – 1 Campson County – 1 Oslow County (Camp Lejeune) – 1 Union County – 1 Wakeuga County – 25 Wugauga County – 2 Wayne County – 1 Wilson County – 2 Three Forsyth County residents, together with a Davidson County resident and another Guilford County resident tested positive for COVID-19. The latest Guilford case concerns a patient who recently traveled to New York with his family, officials said. health. The patient began to experience symptoms on their return and presented to a local supplier where they were tested and confirmed positive for COVID-19. The patient and his family members are self-isolated right now. “We are evaluating each case we receive,” said Dr. Iulia Vann, Guilford County Provisional Director of Public Health. “Through systematic follow-up, we can track contacts in positive cases and notify people who were within a meter and a half of the individual for more than 10 minutes, whom we would consider close contact. We understand that these are difficult times for the community and we must all continue to work together to overcome these difficulties. “The director of public health of Forsyth County gave a briefing at 2:00 pm. Thursday at the start of the meeting of the County Council Commissioners in Winston-Salem, the COVID-19 helpline of the County Department of Public Health Fortyth can be reached at (336) 582-0800. According to the latest direction from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the Forsyth County Department of Public Health has gone from routine inspections to restaurants and bars. to visiting establishments that continue to operate for the purpose of providing education and guidance. Claims inspections will continue normally, health officials said. In Davidson County, health department officials said the case was the first. to have been tested in the lab positively. The last two weeks, Davidson County officials said. Last Wednesday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said that “based on the growing number of cases in our state and national and regional trends, we believe that community transmission of COVID-19 is currently taking place in communities in Carolina of the North. 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 frequently 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.

More than 100 COVID-19 cases have been reported throughout North Carolina, while cases in the Piedmontese Triad continue to develop.

Health officials reported on Thursday that there are at least eight known cases in the region since the state budget has circumvented 100 incidents.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is still reporting 97 cases, but counties across the state have reported new information that brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 128.

At 9:30 pm, Mecklenberg County reported that the total of its cases went from 13 to 32. Here is a breakdown of the latest numbers reported by each county.

  • Brunswick County – 1
  • Cabarrus County – 1
  • Chatham County – 3
  • Craven County – 1
  • Davidson County – 1
  • Durham County – 35
  • Harnett County – 4
  • Hoke County -1
  • Forsyth County – 5
  • Gaston County – 1
  • Guilford County – 3
  • Iredell County – 2
  • Johnston County – 2
  • Lincoln County – 1
  • Mecklenberg County – 32
  • Moore County – 1
  • Rowan- County 1
  • Sampson County – 1
  • Onslow County (Camp Lejeune) – 1
  • Union County – 1
  • Wake County – 25
  • Watauga county – 2
  • Wayne County – 1
  • Wilson County – 2

Three Forsyth County residents, along with a Davidson County resident and another Guilford County resident, tested positive for COVID-19.

The latest Guilford county case concerns a patient who recently traveled to New York with his family, health officials said.

The patient started to experience symptoms on their return and presented to a local supplier where they were tested and confirmed positive for COVID-19.

The patient and his family members are self-isolated right now.

“We are evaluating each case we receive,” said Dr Iulia Vann, provisional director of public health in Guilford County. “Through systematic follow-up, we can track contacts in positive cases and notify people who were within six feet of the individual for more than 10 minutes, whom we would consider to be close contact. We understand that these are difficult times for the community and we must all continue to work together to overcome these difficulties. ”

The director of public health of Forsyth County gave a briefing at 2:00 pm. Thursday at the start of the county commissioners’ meeting in Winston-Salem.

COVID-19 helpline from the Forsyth County Department of Public Health can be reached at (336) 582-0800.

According to the latest direction from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the Forsyth County Department of Public Health has gone from routine inspections to restaurants and bars to visiting establishments that continue to operate for the purpose of providing education. and orientation.

Inspections for complaints will continue normally, health officials said.

In Davidson County, health department officials said the case was the first to be tested in a positive laboratory.

The individual who tested positive reported traveling outside North Carolina, but within the continental United States, Davidson County officials said over the past two weeks.

On Wednesday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services stated that “based on the growing number of cases in our state and national and regional trends, we believe that the community transmission of COVID-19 is currently taking place in the North Carolina community. ”

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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