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Nash County tops 120 coronavirus cases

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Nash County has more than 120 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The Nash County Health Department announced at least 123 cases in the county with 46 recoveries, 70 home isolations, four hospitalization and three deaths.

As the county joins the state in a slow reopening of businesses and services, public health officials are reminding residents to continue to following social distancing and sanitizing recommendation, said Larissa Williams, the county’s health services coordinator. 

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone should:

• Clean hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds or a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

• Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

• Put at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and other people.

• Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.

* Cover coughs or sneezing with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.