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Moore County’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 stands at 101, according to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard. There are six deaths recorded, with the last two reported this past weekend.

The 101 cases consist of 66 females and 35 males.

Almost half of the cases are of the elderly with 49 people being 65 or older. There are 28 people who have tested positive between the ages of 50-64. Fifteen cases are between the ages of 25-49, seven between the ages of 18-24, and two are 17 and under.

Over half of the county’s cases are from an outbreak at Pinehurst Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. 

To access the county’s dashboard, please click here.

FirstHealth started releasing its testing numbers which include its facilities outside of Moore County. The FirstHealth system has completed 1,697 tests, with 1,498 negative results. Ninety-eight cases are pending.

To access FirstHealth’s numbers, please click here.

Worldwide, 707,331 people have recovered from COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University.  Nationwide, 77,018 have recovered.

~Article by Sandhills Sentinel Editor Lori McFarland.

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