Public Health Gives An Update On Virus, Variant
Last updated 7/7/2021 at 2:55pm
On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported one additional case of COVID-19 in the past week, for a total of 2,393 cases and 33 deaths among county residents. As of Wednesday, two county residents were in isolation for COVID-19.
While western North Carolina is currently seeing low numbers of COVID-19 cases, most of the state continues to experience substantial or moderate community spread, which will likely continue until vaccination rates increase.
More than 99% of new cases of COVID-19 in North Carolina are among people who have not been vaccinated.
Areas with low vaccination r...