For Immediate Release
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Since September, new COVID-19 cases have been increasing faster in rural counties, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
“It’s particularly worrisome to see high rates of COVID spread in our rural counties as healthcare can be harder to access. Most rural hospitals are small, and some are already feeling stretched to their capacity limits,” said NCDHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen, M.D.
This report, which looked at data since the start of the pandemic, found that since September 2020:
The report can also be accessed at https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/dashboard/reports.
North Carolinians can slow the spread of COVID-19 by practicing the 3Ws every day!
Download Media Release COVID-19 - November 16, 2020 (PDF)