By Outer Banks Voice on July 12, 2020
Dare County reported 12 new COVID-19 cases on July 12, pushing the total number of cases reported here past the 200 mark — to 206 — since the pandemic began. Today’s total also makes for the 50th case reported in last four days.
One notable aspect of these new cases is that four of them involve people who are 65 or older, which is the Dare County age group that has experienced the fewest infections to date — 18. An additional four new cases involve people under 25, an age grouping that has accounted for 96 infections to date.
Seven of the new cases involve non-residents of Dare County while five affect residents. All of the 12 individuals are reported to be isolating, with three of the non-residents transferred to their home counties.