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There remain 58 positive cases of the novel coronavirus in Halifax County, health system Director Bruce Robistow said in his update this afternoon.

“Because no positive cases were added for yesterday our trendline is taking a downward turn,” he said in the update. “Congratulations. We will continue to monitor and post this trendline graph.”

As of midnight Tuesday, the health system is aware of 347 tests results on county residents. 

The breakdown of those tests show there remain 58 cases; one related death; and 29 recoveries.

There are 21 tests pending and there are 268 known negative test results.

Said Robistow: “I can continue to report that the majority of the positive cases are spread out across the county and that there are no noted hotspots regarding the number of positive cases.”

He said the graph also shows that following all the executive orders and CDC recommendations “is effective in keeping our daily numbers low and also indicates that we need to stay the course with our efforts.”

Northampton County

Currently, there are still 82 total positive COVID-19 cases of which 64 have recovered and four COVID-19 related deaths, the county’s health department reported this afternoon.


According to the latest update from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the novel coronavirus is now in 98 of the state’s 100 counties.

Yancey and Avery counties remain the only ones with no cases.

Across the state, there are currently 9,948 confirmed cases; 354 deaths; 118,440 completed tests; and 551 people hospitalized.