Halifax County Health Director Bruce Robistow released the latest update regarding COVID-19.

For the latest COVID-19 vaccination information, please text COVIDVAX to 888777. You will be able to sign up to receive text messages for latest information related to COVID-19.

As of Feb. 19, the Halifax County Health Department reports 4,917 total positive COVID-19 cases. The following is a breakdown of the positive cases:

• 14 new positive COVID-19 cases reported for Feb. 18

• 95 (1.92%) COVID-19 related deaths

The graph shows positive cases beginning March 25 through Feb. 18. The trend line is not available in today’s report.

Please continue to practice the 3 W’s. It is very important that we all work together to protect each other by:

• wearing a mask properly covering your nose and mouth

• waiting six feet apart

• wash/disinfect hands frequently