Pamlico County Identifies First Case of COVID-19

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Pamlico County COVID-19 Media Release # 4

Pamlico County Identifies First Case of COVID-19



Pamlico County, NC- On March 291 2020 at 16:30 hours the Pamlico County Health Department received confirmation of a positive test results regarding a citizen who was tested for Novel Coro naviru s (COVID-19) on March 23rd, 2020. The individual tested has been in isolation since the test date.

Pamlico County Health Department and the Pamlico County COVID-19 Task Force are working at this time to conduct contact tracing under State Protocols to make sure anyone who came into close contact with this individual is quarant ined/ isolat ed. Close Cont act is defined as anyone who was within six (6) feet of the individual for a period of ten (10) minutes or more. To protect patient/individual privacy, no further information will be released at this time.


Pamlico County COVID19 Task Force will continue to encourage Utilization of Social Distancing, Personal Hygiene, Online Services, Virtual Business M eans, and “Staying at Homein accordance with Governor Cooper ‘ s Executive Order #121 that takes effect Monday March 30th, 2020.

Please stay tuned to Official Sources regarding COVID19