By Outer Banks Voice on July 1, 2020
On the evening of Wednesday, July 1, Dare County reported 16 new cases of COVID-19, a single day high for the county since the pandemic began. That brings the total number of cases reported in Dare County to 113.
Of the 16 new cases, 12 are non-residents and 4 are residents. Additionally, 12 of the 16 cases involve people under the age of 25, numbers in keeping with the trend of young people emerging at the forefront of recent infections. Of the 113 cases to date, 36 of them have involved people 18-24 years of age. The next highest number of cases, 30, has involved another group of relatively young people, those ages 25-49.
All of the individuals who were reported as testing positive for COVID-19 today are isolating in Dare County or have been transferred to their home counties.
In what represents a sharp uptick in recent cases reported in Dare County, there have been 34 new cases since Sunday June 28. On that day, 14 new infections were reported, which was the high mark for a single day until July 1.