Pamlico County Identifies Ninth Case of COVID-19

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Pamlico County, NC- On May 18th, 2020 at 09:00 hours the Pamlico County Health Department received confirmation of a positive test result regarding a citizen who was tested for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on May 14th 2020. The individual has been in isolation since the test date.

Pamlico County currently has One {1) person under investigation for a Positive Test Result and

Eight (8) persons in a RECOVERED status.


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 quarantined/isolated. “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 COVID-19 Task Force continues to encourage the three (3) W’s while operating under Governor Cooper’s updated Executive Order #138 Easing Restrictions on Travel, Business Operations and Mass Gatherings: Phase I, effective at 17:00 hours on May 8, 2020.

Wear a face covering Wait six (6) feet apart Wash your hands often Please continue to follow official media sources for the latest information regarding COVID-19.