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COVID cases trending dowward

Although recent numbers show a decrease in those testing positive for COVID in Davie County, five more residents with the virus have died, according to figures released Monday by Davie Health & Human Services.

Monday’s numbers show 254 residents with the virus, down from 375 the previous week. Those in the hospital total 12.

Of the 254 testing positive: 70 are under age 18; 21 age 18-24; 90 age 25-49; 38 age 50-64; and 35 age 65 or older.

A total of 82 Davie residents have died with the virus since reporting began in March of 2020.