Haywood County Public Health received notice May 18 that two more Haywood County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the 27 and 28 cases in the county. The individuals are in isolation at home.
Haywood County Public Health received notice May 6 that a 19th Haywood County resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The individual is in isolation at home. This individual was exposed eight days prior to symptom onset.
Less than five weeks after issuing a “stay home” order and barely three weeks after extending it, Haywood County commissioners approved a resolution today to terminate their countywide order and told Gov. Roy Cooper they hope he’ll do the same with his statewide order when it comes up for possible renewal May 8.
Results from large-scale testing designed to gauge the level of asymptomatic coronavirus carriers among front-line workers at essential businesses conducted by Haywood County’s Department of Health and Human Services last Tuesday were released by the county earlier today.
After more than a month of COVID-related social distancing, self-isolation, business and school closures, travel bans and enforced quarantines for non-residents, some Western North Carolina residents are saying they’ve had enough.
Haywood County Public Health received notice April 17 that a fifth Haywood County resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The individual is in isolation at home since the exposure to the virus.
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