Second County Resident Dies From COVID-19
Last updated 8/31/2020 at 4:54pm
Transylvania Public Health reported eight additional cases of COVID-19 Monday, for a total of 270 cases and two deaths among county residents since the pandemic began.
It was on Thursday that Transylvania Public Health reported that a second county resident had died from COVID-19.
As previously reported, in North Carolina deaths from COVID-19 are based on records in the statewide electronic disease surveillance system, said Tara Rybka, the public educator at Transylvania Public Health.
Medical providers are required to immediately report all COVID-19 deaths to the local health departm...