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Nash tops 4,000 coronavirus cases

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NASHVILLE — Nash County has reached another milestone in the coronavirus pandemic.

The overall number of reported COVID-19 cases in Nash County crossed the 4,000 mark late last week, according to county health officials. 

As of Monday, the county had reported 4,069 total coronavirus cases with 2,258 people recovered, 1,699 infected people isolated at home, 26 people hospitalized and 87 deaths.

The tallies also came with the announcement of one death. 

A woman in her late 80s who had other health problems died Friday, according to information from Trey Wright, Nash County deputy health director. 

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, officials urge people to wear a cloth face covering when around other people, remain 6 feet apart from others and wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer.

For more information about testing services, call the Nash County Health Department COVID-19 hotline at 252-462-2079.   

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