The Halifax County Health Department reported the following numbers on the novel coronavirus this afternoon:
As of midnight Sunday, there have been 1,779 known tests performed; 317 positive cases since testing began; four related deaths; 248 recoveries; 14 pending tests; and 1,448 negative results.
The approximate number of current cases can be calculated by subtracting the total recoveries from the positives.
The health department also reported the trend line continues with a slight downward turn. “Therefore, we all need to continue to practice the three Ws and also continue to follow the governor’s executive orders. Let’s all work together to protect each other, wear a mask, wait six feet apart, and wash and disinfect hands frequently.”
The health department reported Sunday there were 195 total positive cases of which 163 have recovered. There have been 15 deaths.