Duplin County’s Total Number of Confirmed Cases of COVID-19
June 5, 2020
Duplin County’s total cumulative number of laboratory confirmed positive COVID-19 cases has increased to 938 residents. Of those confirmed positive cases, 473 are currently in isolation and 465 have met clinical criteria to be released from isolation.
Duplin County has had four additional deaths, bringing the county’s total to 24 fatalities related to COVID-19. Of the four most recent fatalities, one of the decedents was in the age range of 25-49, two decedents were in the age range of 50-64, and another decedent was older than 65. To protect the families’ privacy, no further information about the individuals will be released.
The county’s COVID-19 related media releases will now be released weekly on Fridays. You can continue to monitor COVID-19 statistics for Duplin County and the state by visiting the North Carolina DHHS COVID-19 dashboard at https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/dashboard. This dashboard includes a variety of COVID-19 metrics and is updated by the state daily. A telephone line at the Duplin County Health Department dedicated to COVID-19 questions is available at 910-296-2130 ext. 8160. No medical advice or assessments will be given from this phone line.