Currituck County has its first case of coronavirus

N.C. coronavirus case county Sunday, March 29

Currituck County has its first case of coronavirus, according to statistics released Sunday morning by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Albemarle Regional Health Services has not yet released any details on the Currituck patient.

Confirmed coronavirus cases in North Carolina climbed to 1,040 on Sunday, with four deaths and 91 patients hospitalized. Health officials report that 18,945 tests have been completed.

Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday issued a stay-at-home order for North Carolina to help stop the spread, and Dare and Currituck counties are not allowing tourists and non-resident property owners onto the Outer Banks.

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