On October 6, the Moore County Health Department was notified of the death of a Moore County resident whose death was determined to be related to COVID-19 infection. The individual was a Non-Hispanic white male over the age of 75 who passed away on September 1. The individual was a resident of Accordius Health at Aberdeen.
A total of 35 deaths have now been attributed to COVID-19 thus far in Moore County. Moore County’s total for COVID-19 deaths linked to outbreaks in long-term care facilities now stands at 21. Moore County’s 14 other COVID-19 deaths have been linked to community spread.
COVID-19 death totals for long-term care facilities in Moore are as follows:
• Pinehurst Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center – six deaths
• Seven Lakes Assisted Living & Memory Care – four deaths
• Accordius Health at Aberdeen – five deaths
• Fox Hollow – two deaths
• Quail Haven Village – one death
• Elmcroft – one death
• Peak Resources Pinelake – one death
• Magnolia Gardens – one death
COVID-19 deaths include people who have had a positive laboratory test for COVID-19, who died without fully recovering from COVID-19 and who had no alternative cause of death identified. Deaths are reported by hospitals and clinicians directly to local and state health departments.
In total, there have been 1,824 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Moore County to date.