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Virus: Schools In Good Shape – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 12/9/2020 at 4:40pm

Elaine Russell, director of Transylvania Public Health, presented the Transylvania County Board of Education with an update on COVID-19 Monday evening.

As of 4 p.m. Monday, Russell said the county has had 620 cases of COVID-19.

“Our percent positive (of people tested) over the last seven days is at 17 percent,” said Russell.

The number of positive cases over the past seven days had increased 11 percent.

Russell said health officials “did expect to see our numbers surge” as the holidays approached and families have traveled and visited one another.

Despite the increase in posit...

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