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Two additional COVID-19 related deaths reported in Pasquotank County

Albemarle Regional Health Services has received notification confirming two additional deaths associated with COVID-19 in Pasquotank County. According to ARHS, both residents were over the age of 65 and succumbed to complications from COVID-19.

“To protect the families’ privacy, no further information about these patients will be released,” stated ARHS.

ARHS continues to request that community members be mindful in practicing preventive and safety measures, including:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and
  • Stay home when
  • Cover cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or
  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing nose, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly
  • Practice social distancing; stay at least six feet away from others, avoid unnecessary travel, avoid handshakes, hugs and other close
  • Wear a cloth face covering in

For more information about COVID-19, ARHS recommends visiting these sites:

Albemarle Regional Health Services – http://www.arhs-nc.org/ or call 252-338-WELL/9355

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – https://www.ncdhhs.gov/

Centers for Disease Control – https://www.cdc.gov/

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