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

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As of Jan. 20, the Halifax County Health Department reports 12,057 total total positive COVID-19 cases since March 2020. The following is a breakdown of the positive cases:

• 1,1136 new positive COVID-19 cases reported since Jan. 13.

• 8,217 (77.74%) patients have recovered as of Jan. 10; current data was not available.

• 2,199 (20.80%) patients have not recovered as of Jan. 10; current data was not available.

• 150 (1.24%) COVID-19 related deaths

The graph shows positive cases beginning March 25, 2020, through Jan. 20, 2021.

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

• Enfield (27823) – 1,683 cases

• Halifax (27839) – 628 cases

• Hobgood (27843) – 242 cases

• Hollister (27844) – 745 cases

• Littleton (27850) – 1,026 cases

• Roanoke Rapids (27870) – 6,585 cases

• Scotland Neck (27874) – 878 cases

• Weldon (27890) – 532 cases

Halifax County vaccination status for Jan. 20, 2022:

• 28,007 people at least partially vaccinated (56% of population)

• 25,890 people fully vaccinated (52% of population)

• 10,983 people vaccinated with one booster

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. 19 there are 3,644 total positive COVID-19 cases of which 3,235 have recovered and 75 related COVID-19 deaths. Currently, there are 334 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.

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