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-Information courtesy Granville Vance Public Health
The following is an update for COVID-19 spread and response in Granville and Vance County as of August 20, 2020. Granville Vance Public Health numbers correlate with the NC Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NCEDSS) data.
The county case numbers reported on the NC county map from the NC Department of Health and Human Services may differ from the ones reported locally as they are updated at different times and may change once residence is verified.
1,410 positive test results for COVID-19.
Of those 1,410, 790 are community-spread cases located across Granville County. Of those 790, 647 have been released from isolation.
Of those 1,410, 514 cases are affiliated with the prison system in Granville County, and 366 of those 514 have been released from isolation.
Of those 1,410, 106 are associated with outbreaks at long term care facilities including 18 at Murdoch Development Center, two at Central Regional Hospital, one at Brantwood Nursing and Rehab Center, 77 at Universal Health Care, and eight at Granville House.
Of the 106 cases in long term care facilities in Granville County, eight have been released from isolation.
Eleven individuals in Granville County are hospitalized.
There have been a total of 35 deaths in Granville County: four in the community, one of whom was associated with Central Regional Hospital, nine of whom were associated with Universal Health Care, and 21 of whom were associated with the Bureau of Prisons Federal Correctional Complex.
There have been six additional deaths reported recently to GVPH associated with Universal Health Care. An 86-year-old male passed away on August 6, a 55-year-old male passed away on August 14, a 61-year-old male passed away on August 15, an 88-year-old male passed away on August 16, a 72-year-old male passed away on August 17, and a 71-year-old male passed away on August 19.
GVPH continues to work closely with all long term care facilities, hosting regular webinars and providing updates regarding infection control, testing guidance, communication and staffing.
806 positive test results for COVID-19.
Of those 806, 681 are community-spread cases located across Vance County. Of those 681, 577 have been released from isolation.
Of those 806, 125 are associated with outbreaks at congregate living facilities, including 49 cases associated with Kerr Lake Nursing Home, 17 associated with Senior Citizens Home, and one with Alliance Rehabilitative Care (ARC). The outbreak at Pelican Health nursing home is no longer active.
Of the 125 cases in congregate living facilities in Vance County, 44 have been released from isolation.
Seven individuals in Vance County are hospitalized.
WIZS Note: There are 104 total known active cases in the Vance County community and 143 in the Granville County community at large at this time (excluding congregate living numbers).
The number of those who have been ‘released from isolation’ is determined by the CDC Guidance for discontinuation of isolation for persons with COVID-19.
Please visit www.gvph.org/COVID-19/ for the latest information from Granville Vance Public Health and to sign up for daily email updates.