The Halifax County Health Department today added 27 new positive cases of the novel coronavirus to its data.
The new positives bring the total cumulative number since March to 2,093.
Graphical information by the health department continues to show a sustained increase in the trend of positive cases.
There have been 37 related deaths in Halifax County with the following breakdown: 20 within the Roanoke Rapids area ZIP code; five within the Enfield area ZIP code; four within the Scotland Neck area ZIP code; three within the Weldon area ZIP code; two within the Halifax area ZIP code; two within the Littleton area ZIP code; and one within the Hollister area ZIP code.
The health department continues to encourage residents to practice the Three W’s — handwashing, wearing a facial covering and waiting 6-feet apart.
The health department reported Thursday there were 887 total positive cases of which 752 have recovered. There were 99 active cases. There have been 36 related deaths.