COVID numbers continue rapid increase

Published 9:30 am Thursday, August 5, 2021

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The number of active COVID cases in Davie County continues to rise rapidly – from 49 reported on July 23 to 82 on July 30, according to figures released Friday by Davie Health and Human Services.

Fifty-eight Davie residents with the virus have died.

“As we see a significant increase of COVID-19, it is important to get tested if you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive or if you are showing symptoms,” said Davie Health Director Suzanne Wright.

No cost drive-thru testing is avalable Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursdays from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the EMS parking lot on Dr. Dlate Drive in Mocksville.

Vaccinations are the best way to slow the spread of the virus, she said. Vaccinations are available on a walk-in basis or by appoint at the health department off Farmington Road at I-40.2 Call 336-753-6779 to make an appointment.