The Halifax County Health Department reported the following COVID-19 statistics this afternoon:
As of midnight Wednesday the health department is aware of 1,565 tests performed on residents.
The breakdown is as follows:
257 positive cases; three related deaths; and 215 recoveries.
The approximate number of current cases can be calculated by subtracting the recoveries from the positives reported since testing began.
There are 27 tests pending and 1,281 known negative test results.
The health department reported in its update the trend line continues downward despite the three new positive cases added today.
Continued handwashing, wearing a facial covering in public and social distancing is encouraged.
The health department Wednesday reported there are 185 total positive cases of which 150 have recovered. There have been 15 deaths.