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...

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