The Halifax County Health Department today added one additional death related to COVID-19 to its data.
The latest death related to the virus brings the total to 110.
The health department added two new positive cases today, bringing the cumulative total since March of last year to 5,539.
The department will also begin offering vaccines every Thursday from 9.m. to 4 p.m. starting this week.
Location will be at the health department at 19 North Dobbs Street in Halifax.
To schedule an appointment call 252-583-5021.
On Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. there will be a COVID-19 town hall meeting focusing on rural northeastern North Carolina. Discussion will focus on the vaccine.
Featured presenters will include Dr. Christine Daniels, a researcher from Duke University; Dr. Alison Bartel, a medical provider from Rural Health Group; representatives from the Roanoke Valley area health departments and staff members of the COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Project.
Registration may be found at this link
In Northampton County the health department reported today there have been 1,832 total positive cases of which 1,750 have recovered. There are 13 active cases. There have been 69 related deaths.