Hyde County Health Director Luana Gibbs today (June 3) announced Hyde County’s second laboratory confirmed case of COVID-19.

“The individual is in isolation at home, and close contacts have been identified and are quarantined,” Gibbs said in a press release. “We have been fortunate to have a very small number of laboratory confirmed cases. We must not become complacent, as COVID-19 remains an extremely contagious virus.” 

She reminds the public to implement and continue practicing the “Three Ws: Wear (a mask), Wait (six feet away) and Wash (hands frequently).

An update of COVID-19 cases in North Carolina from the N.C. Department of Health & Human Services as of June 3 is as follows:
Reported N.C. cases: 30,777 (up 890 from June 2)
Reported N.C. deaths: 939
Currently hospitalized: 684
Reported cases in Dare County: 24
Reported cases in Hyde County: 2
Reported county with most cases: Mecklenburg: 4,670

Gibbs encourages all to get COVID-19 information from reliable sources, such as:

Coronavirus Hotline)

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