By Outer Banks Voice on August 10, 2020
Hyde County says that it is currently experiencing what it calls an “uptick” in Covid-19 cases, reporting on Aug. 10 that there have been 46 cases in the county to date, of which 9 are active. There have been 9 new cases reported since the afternoon of Thursday, Aug 6. Though some of these cases are associated with an outbreak in a long term-care facility, not all cases are linked to this. Community spread is prevalent.
Please do your part to protect your neighbors, friends, and family. Wear a facial covering, practice 6 feet social distancing, and continue to wash your hands frequently. This is not related to a political agenda. This is related to protecting the public’s health. There is no shame in wearing a mask, and it does not mean you are affiliated with a certain political party. It simply means you are stepping up and doing what you can to prevent more folks from getting the virus so we can get through this troubling time. No one is enjoying Covid-19 in 2020.
As always, the Hyde County Health Department remains available to the public to answer questions and provide education. We can be reached at 926-4399 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.