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The Halifax County Health Department today reported the percentage of positive COVID-19 cases is now at 2.7 percent.

The department has moved to weekly Thursday reports instead of daily reports as the trend of cases decline.

“The health department is pleased with the numbers reported,” the department said in the report. “It does indicate that Halifax County has met and exceeded its targeted goals. Thank you to everyone that has been practicing the three Ws and are getting vaccinated.”

Since March 25 of last year there have been 5,677 total positive cases with 12 new positive cases reported since June 9.

There have been 5,530 — 97.4 percent — recoveries. There are 33 current cases. There have been 112 related deaths.

Total number of positives by ZIP code beginning March 25, 2020 through today 

Enfield (27823) – 814 cases

Halifax (27839) – 266 cases 

Hobgood (27843) – 124 cases 

Hollister (27844) – 286 cases

Littleton (27850) – 479 cases 

Roanoke Rapids (27870) – 3,011 cases 

Scotland Neck (27874) – 452 cases

Weldon (27890) – 257 cases

Cases by Date of Earliest Illness Identification and Race/Ethnicity 

The numbers have decreased following a peak the week of January 9.

Percent Positive of COVID-19 Cases

The percent positives decreased over the past week, with a two-week average of 2.7 percent.

Cases by Date of Earliest Illness Identification and Age  

Ages 25-49 represent the largest age groups who have tested positive this past week.

Cases by Date of Earliest Illness Identification and Congregate Living Setting Association

The numbers for the past week remained the same after a peak the week of January 30.

Halifax County Vaccination Status 

20,056 people at least partially vaccinated — 40 percent of the population 

18,424 people fully vaccinated — 37 percent of the population