2 more dead; COVID cases continue increase

Published 12:11 pm Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Two more Davie residents with COVID-19 have died, and the total case count for the county since the pandemic began is at 386.

The new numbers were posted Monday by the Davie County Health Department.

Currently, there are 79 active cases in Davie, with 301 meeting the criteria for recovery. A total of 4,247 tests have been administered in Davie, a number that includes that were tested more than once.

Age breakdowns of those who contracted the virus: age 65 and over, 43; age 50-64, 85; age 25-49, 153; age 18-24, 52; and age 17 and under, 53.

Also, the state of emergency  declaration by Davie County has been modified and extended.

Among the wording in the new declaration, which can be found in it’s entirety at www.ourdavie.com:

“Davie County encourages all residents to wear a face covering or non-surgical protective face mask in public settings where multiple persons are present, practice social distancing, and wash one’s hands frequently as measures designed to help slow or prevent the spread of the virus and to prevent individuals who may be infected an unaware from transmitting the virus to others.”