Positive COVID-19 Cases for Duplin County

Duplin County’s total cumulative number of laboratory confirmed positive COVID-19 cases has increased to 1,446 residents. Of those confirmed positive cases, 182 are currently in isolation, and 1,232 have met clinical criteria to be released from isolation. Additionally, there are 353 COVID-19 pending tests.

Duplin County has had four additional deaths over the last week, bringing the county’s total to 32 fatalities related to COVID-19. Of the four most recent fatalities, one decedent was in the age range of 50-64, two decedents were in the age range of 65-74, and the fourth decedent was older than 75.

To protect the families’ privacy, no further information about the individuals will be released.

If you leave your house, remember the 3Ws – wear a cloth face covering, wait 6 feet apart to avoid close contact, and wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer.

Upcoming COVID-19 Diagnostic Drive-Thru testing events with using the Anterior Nasal Nares Swab:
Monday, June 29, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Duplin Events Center
To schedule an appointment, call 910-267-2044
Tuesday, June 30, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. James AME Zion Church in Magnolia
To schedule an appointment, call 910-372-9151
Tuesday, June 30, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at North Duplin Elementary School
To schedule an appointment, call 910-267-2044

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.