Hyde County reports zero new cases of COVID-19

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As of Friday, Hyde County has no active cases of COVID-19.

Cases and vaccine administration has waned over the last few weeks, and county health officials say vaccinations need to continue.

To date, Hyde County has 24.3% of its total population fully immunized from COVID-19; however, 38.1% of the population is partially immunized, health officials said in a news release.

In fact, as of March 24 Hyde County was the top-rated vaccinated county in North Carolina.

If you want information about the vaccine, such as vaccine types, side effects, schedules of administration, please contact Hyde health officials on their main phone line at 252-926-4399.

If you would like an appointment for a shot, call 252-926-4474. Hyde County is providing the vaccine to anyone 18 or older.

For 24/7 on-call services, dial 1-866-462-3821, the coronavirus hotline.

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