County COVID-19 Count Reaches 247
Last updated 8/29/2020 at 7:12pm
Transylvania Public Health reported three additional cases of COVID-19 Friday, for a total of 247 cases and two deaths among county residents since the pandemic began.
"We cannot release demographic data about the COVID-19 deaths at this time in order to protect the privacy of these individuals," said Tara Rybka, the public educator at Transylvania Public Health. "Once we have had five or more deaths among Transylvania County residents, we can begin to release aggregate demographic information about those who have died from COVID-19."
It was on Thursday that Transylvania Public Health repo...