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Official Explains Testing Numbers, Recovery - Brevard NC


Last updated 5/25/2020 at 3:24pm

As of Sunday, 12 Transylvania County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. Though low compared to surrounding counties, there was a slight uptick in the number of positive cases last week in the county.

Tara Rybka, with Transylvania Public Health, said it could be down to several factors.

"There is more testing being done compared to a few weeks ago, and availability of testing in Transylvania has certainly improved in the past month," she said. "The total number of COVID-19 tests for Transylvania County residents increased from 245 on May 11 to 420 total tests as of (Friday)...

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