Transylvania Public Health has been notified of 3 cases in Transylvania County residents.

As of 3/28/20 at 10:55 am, North Carolina DHHS is reporting 4 deaths, in Cabarrus, Harnett, Johnston, and Rowan counties, and 935 cases in 63 counties* (Alamance, Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Carteret, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Cleveland, Craven, Cumberland, Davidson, Davie, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Harnett, Henderson, Hertford, Hoke, Iredell, Johnston, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Robeson, Rowan, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Surry, Transylvania, Union, Vance, Wake, Watauga, Wayne, and Wilson).

(*Out-of-state residents will not be reported in NC statistics. North Carolina reported 1 death of a Virginia resident in North Carolina on 3/25/20. Jackson County reported 1 case in a part-time resident on 3/23/20. Cherokee County reported 1 case in a resident of Illinois on 3/20/20, and 1 case in a resident of New York on 3/19/20. Macon County reported 1 case in a resident of New York, who was tested in Buncombe County, on 3/16/20.) 

Members of the Transylvania County Public health staff are working with county officials, healthcare providers schools, and others in the community to prepare for coronavirus.

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