Electronic reporting system broadens picture of NC COVID-19 deaths

On July 2, the Moore County Health Department was notified of confirmed positive COVID-19 test results for two residents and one staff member of Seven Lakes Assisted Living and Memory Care. The Health Department is currently working with the facility on a plan for testing all affected residents and staff.

This marks the third COVID-19 outbreak at a congregate living facility in Moore County to date. In a congregate living setting, a COVID-19 outbreak is defined as two or more laboratory-confirmed cases.

You can find more detailed information regarding ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities in Moore and other NC Counties by accessing a report published by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) at https://files.nc.gov/covid/documents/dashboard/Weekly-COVID19-Ongoing-Outbreaks.pdf.

In total, there have been 511 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Moore County to date.

To protect privacy, no further information about the individuals who have tested positive will be shared by the Health Department.

Moore County’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard can be found here: https://moorecounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/4c11e5bf79b64a6e9c8377d5129cc97c

For more information about coronavirus and Moore County’s response, please visit www.moorecountync.gov/health, find them on Facebook, and follow on Twitter (@mocohealth).



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