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As the state hit a second consecutive single-day record for COVID-19 cases today, according to a report in the Raleigh News and Observer, the Halifax County Health Department reported the third related death this week bringing the total to 25.
Captain Anzell Harris of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office has received an appointment as a federal task force officer through the United States Department of Homeland Security and will be assigned to the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to Sheriff Wes Tripp.
The 24th death related to the novel coronavirus in Halifax County comes as the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services told health directors in a Zoom meeting that today represents the highest single day of new novel coronavirus cases, deaths, and hospitalizations, Health Director Bruce Robistow said this afternoon.