Dare County reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

By on July 10, 2020

And today’s NC coronavirus numbers – July 10

(Dare County Department of Health and Human Services)

On the afternoon of July 10, Dare County reported 10 new cases of COVID-19, making it 84 cases reported in the first 10 days of July and 181 cases since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Six of the newest cases involve residents and four involve non-residents of Dare County. Four of them are under 25, four are 25-49, one is 50-64 and one is 65 or older.  All Dare County residents are isolating at home, two of the non-residents are isolating in Dare County and two more are isolating in their home counties.

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services also reported that three county residents and nine non-residents have now been classified as recovered from COVID-19 and one individual who had been hospitalized with COVID-19 has been released from the hospital to home isolation.

Today’s NC coronavirus numbers – July 10

What’s new today: Hospitalizations continue to edge up.
  • Reported NC cases – 81,331 (up 1,982 from yesterday)
  • Reported NC deaths – 1,479
  • Currently hospitalized – 1,046
  • Patients presumed to be recovered – 55,318
  • NC county with most cases– Mecklenburg (14,157)
  • Reported cases in Dare, Currituck and Hyde Counties – 232 (Dare 181, Currituck 23, Hyde 28)
  • Completed tests – 1,150,612
  • % of cases by age group – 0-17 (11%), 18-24 (13%), 25-49 (45%), 50-64 (19%), 65+ (12%)
  • % of cases by gender – female (51%), male (49%)
  • Number of cases in NC congregate living facilities (nursing homes, residential care facilities, jails) – 8,455
  • Number of empty hospital beds out of all licensed hospital beds in NC – (4,112 out of 21,222)
  • Number of empty ICU hospital beds out of all licensed ICU beds in NC – (510 out of 3,223)
  • Number or ventilators currently in use out of all available ventilators at NC hospitals – (882 out of 3,355 total)

Note: Every morning, the NC Department of Health and Human Services posts updates the number of reported cases of coronavirus. That number reflects positive results from all tests, including the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and all hospital and commercial labs. There may be other reports, from the media and elsewhere, that will include different numbers during a given day, but this is an effective way of tracking numbers from the same source on a day-to-day basis.




  • Bud

    Evacuation should have begun by now.
    Goes to show Dare County is not concerned for its citizens.

    Saturday, Jul 11 @ 6:10 am
  • Willy c

    What is the health department doing to control any of this

    Saturday, Jul 11 @ 10:28 am
  • Louise

    Bud, I agree with you. This is getting ridiculous. Evacuation and back to phase one. But we know that will never happen. Money, money, money. That’s what is more important.

    Saturday, Jul 11 @ 4:22 pm