More young people testing positive for COVID

Published 9:03 am Thursday, September 23, 2021

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The number of Davie residents who test positive for COVID-19 continues to increase, especially among younger people.

According to figures released Monday by Davie Health & Human Services, five more Davie residents died with the virus from the previous week – bringing the total to 77.

Monday’s report showed 375 Davie residents with the virus, 11 of whom are being treated in a hospital. Of those: 41 are age 65 or older; 58 are age 50-64; 123 age 25-49; 31 age 18-24; and 122 age 17 or younger.

Vaccinations are available at the health department on Farmington Road Monday-Friday, by appointment or by walk in. Tests are in front of the EMS building on Dr. Slate Drive in Mocksville.