THIS STORY IS PRESENTED IN PART BY DRAKE DENTISTRY
-Information courtesy Director Brian Short, Henderson-Vance Co. Emergency Operations
Henderson-Vance County Emergency Operations released the following information on the spread of COVID-19:
As of this morning, the total number of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Vance County is 2,010.
Of those 2,010 cases, 1,827 are associated with community spread, 58 are associated with Pelican Health of Henderson, 51 are associated with Kerr Lake Nursing Home (two of which are still active), 73 are associated with Senior Citizens Nursing Home (four of which are still active) and one is associated with Alliance Rehabilitative Care.
These numbers also include the 61 individuals who have tragically lost their lives to this illness in Vance County.
A total of 1,357 individuals have now been released from isolation, and 22 more remain hospitalized.
As of this morning, we have 592 known active cases of COVID-19 in Vance County. It is still very likely that our cases will continue to increase over the days and weeks ahead. At this time, our coordinated response posture remains the same and we are not altering our recommendations to the general public.
Testing is ongoing through Maria Parham Health, Granville Vance Public Health and private institutions.
There are currently 410,527 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in North Carolina, with 2,440 currently hospitalized and thus far 5,661 deaths. Please visit the NC Department of Health and Human Services Coronavirus statistics page at the following link to stay current on the number of cases in our state: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/covid-19-case-count-nc
Henderson-Vance County Emergency Operations is monitoring this event very closely and will continue to issue informational releases as the situation develops.