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 Jan. 13, the Halifax County Health Department reports 10,944 total total positive COVID-19 cases since March 2020. Sadly, four additional deaths have been added. The following is a breakdown of the positive cases:

• 1,326 new positive COVID-19 cases reported since Jan. 6.

• 8,217 (77.74%) patients have recovered as of Jan. 10.

• 2,199 (20.80%) patients have not recovered as of Jan. 10.

• 150 (1.42%) COVID-19 related deaths

• 4 (0.4%) unknown

The graph shows positive cases beginning March 25, 2020, through Jan. 13, 2021.

Total number of positives by zip code beginning March 25, 2020 through Dec. 16, 2021:

• Enfield (27823) – 1,549 cases

• Halifax (27839) – 574 cases

• Hobgood (27843) – 218 cases

• Hollister (27844) – 684 cases

• Littleton (27850) – 938 cases

• Roanoke Rapids (27870) – 5,927 cases

• Scotland Neck (27874) – 825 cases

• Weldon (27890) – 480 cases

Halifax County vaccination status for Jan. 13, 2022:

• 27,863 people at least partially vaccinated (56% of population)

• 25,810 people fully vaccinated (52% of population)

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

According to the Northampton County Health Department’s Facebook page, as of Jan. 12 there are 3,314 total positive COVID-19 cases of which 2,909 have recovered and 75 related COVID-19 deaths. Currently, there are 330 active cases in Northampton County. Please note due to large amounts of data coming into the State Dashboard the number of cases may not reflect the current positive Northampton County cases at the moment.

For more information, visit bit.ly/3ehVxUc.

Trending Videos