Luana Gibbs, Hyde County health director, said in a press release today that the individual is in isolation at home and close contacts have been identified and given quarantine instructions.
Though this is the third laboratory confirmed case in Hyde County, two of the three cases have recovered. The release said there are no current hospitalizations, no deaths and no information as to where in Hyde County the case is located.
Gibbs continues to encourage the “Three Ws” practices during this pandemic: Wear (a face mask), Wait (six feet apart) and Wash (your hands frequently).
Reliable coronavirus information can be found online at the following sources:
–NC Division of Health and Human Services, www.ncdhhs.gov, 1-866-462-3821 (NC Coronavirus Hotline).
–Hyde County Health Department, www.hydehealth.com, 252-926-4399.