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Posted on: May 12, 2022

5-12-22 COVID death numbers updated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 12, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently transitioned to an electronic death reporting system. With that change, previously unrecorded COVID-19 deaths were identified and last week NCDHHS upda...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

3-15-22 COVID positivity rate down to 7%

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 15, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 39 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on March 14, 2022, the North Carolina Depa...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

3-8-22 COVID cases continue slow decline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 8, 2022

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In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 83 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on March 7, 2022, the North Carolina Depart...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

3-1-22 Case numbers continue to slowly improve

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 1, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 145 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on February 28, 2022, the North ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

2-22-22 Case numbers continue downward trend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 22, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 192 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on February 21, 2022, the North Caroli...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

2-15-22 COVID cases in decline, but still too high

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 15, 2022

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In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 321 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on February 14, 2022, the No...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

2-15-22 Seventeen COVID-19 deaths in the last month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 15, 2022

Haywood County reports 17 COVID-19 deaths in the last month

In the last month, Haywood County has mourned the loss of 17 more people to COVID-19. They ranged in age from their early forties to their mid-nineties.

As ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

2-8-22 Positivity rates still high, but Omicron surge appears to be subsiding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 8, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 481 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on February 7, 2022, the North Carolina...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

2-1-22 Haywood's latest COVID surge remains steady with 773 new cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 1, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 773 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on January 31, 2022, the North Carolina...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

1-25-22 COVID cases remain high at 767 new this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 25, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 767 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on January 24, 2022, the North Carolina...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

1-18-22 COVID Cases and Hospitalizations continue to rise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 18, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 883 new cases of COVID-19. As of 12 p.m. on January 18, 2022, the North Carolin...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

1-11-22 New COVID cases more than double again over previous week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 11, 2022

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In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 522 new cases of COVID-19, marking the second week in a row of nearly doubling ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2021

12-31-21 Haywood County reports six COVID-19 deaths in the last 10 days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 31, 2021

Haywood County reports six COVID-19 deaths in the last 10 days

In the last 10 days, Haywood County has mourned the loss of six more people to COVID-19. They ranged in age from their late sixties to their early eight...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

12-28-21 COVID cases this week: 113

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 28, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 113 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on December 27, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

12-21-21 Two COVID-19 deaths in the last 10 days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 21, 2021

Haywood County reports two COVID-19 deaths in the last 10 days

In the last 10 days, Haywood County has mourned the loss of two more people to COVID-19. Both were in their seventies.

As of the date of this release, Ha...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

12-21-21 COVID cases this week: 120

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 21, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 120 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on December 20, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

12-14-21 COVID cases up 156 this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 14, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 156 new cases of COVID-19, slightly less than last week’s spike in cases.  As of 5 p.m. on De...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

12-10-21 Haywood County reports two COVID-19 deaths in the last two weeks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 10, 2021

Haywood County reports two COVID-19 deaths in the last two weeks

Since Thanksgiving, Haywood County has mourned the loss of two more people to COVID-19. One was in their sixties, the other in their seventies.

As of t...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

1-4-22 New COVID cases more than double over last week

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 4, 2022

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 255 new cases of COVID-19, more than doubling the new cases over last week.   As of 5...

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