By Outer Banks Voice on January 19, 2021
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported 31 additional cases of COVID-19 on Jan. 19. That brings the total number of cases reported by the county since the outset of the pandemic to 2,300. An update also released by the DHHS on Jan. 19, indicated that in the past week, 16.1% of all the tests administered were positive.
The county also provides updated information on its vaccination program. As of Jan. 17, 1,699 doses of the vaccine have been administered and 3,878 appointments to receive vaccinations have been scheduled for clinics between Jan. 10 and Feb. 6. There are also 3,218 people currently on the wait list for appointments.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 4,058 cases of COVID-19 on Jan. 19. That is a relatively low number, but also reflects a drop in testing in the past few days.
The number of people reported hospitalized with the virus on Jan. 19 is 3,881. The percentage of positive tests out of all tests administered is now 11.8%.
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.
SOURCE: NC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH