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Reported Death of Coronavirus in Halifax County


Coronavirus in Halifax County was the first recorded death Monday morning as health officials confirmed.

Details about the person’s age if there were any health issues or underlying medical was not provided.

The Halifax Health Department maintains there are now 25 positive cases in the county As of Monday. The reported 9 recovered from the virus and one COVID-19 related death.

Since the US coronavirus outbreak, North Carolina has a total of 4,884 cases and 107 confirmed death related to coronavirus. Across the state, these records were confirmed of COVID-19 as of Monday morning.

A woman in her 50s of Halifax County is hospitalized with COVID-19. Dr. Scott Spillmann’s reported the director of the Southside Health District.

Spillmann addressed in his email to The Gazette; “The woman is direct contact of a known COVID-19 case,” Also Check our Updating US Coronavirus Deaths toll into stay tuned-up.

The Virginia Health Department announced the cases in Halifax County on Sunday morning. The health department’s website updates daily at about 9 a.m.

Coronavirus in Halifax County the first recorded death Monday morning as health officials confirmed.

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Death from Coronavirus in Halifax County

The Virginia Health Department, said there are 5,747 COVID-19 cases. And 149 death is confirmed related to the virus.

“COVID-19 is spreading in communities across Virginia, and as additional cases are identified each day, we are reminded that everyone can and should practice personal precautions to help stop the spread,” Spillman stated. 

“The most effective means of protecting yourself and those around you are staying home, washing your hands, cleaning and disinfecting surfaces, social distancing (6 feet or more) if you must go out,”

He continued: “avoiding touching your face, staying away from others if you’re sick, and avoiding others who are sick.”

The first case of coronavirus in Halifax County was declared on March 24 concerning a medical worker with Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.

Across Southside, Danville is reporting a dozen cases, Pittsylvania County has two, and Henry County also has two. One of the cases in Pittsylvania County was a fatality.

Related: What was The First Whitley County Coronavirus case’s Fate?

Eastern Carolina Coronavirus Cases and deaths

• Beaufort County – 14 cases
• Bertie County – 12 cases, 1 death
• Carteret County – 22 cases, 2 deaths
• Chowan County – 3 cases
• Craven County – 26 cases, 1 death
• Currituck County – 3 cases
• Dare County – 15 cases, 1 death
• Duplin County – 15 cases
• Edgecombe County – 26 cases, 1 death
• Gates County – 4 cases
• Greene County – 13 cases
• Halifax County – 25 cases, 1 death
• Hertford County – 4 cases, 1 death

• Jones County – 7 cases, 1 death
• Lenoir County – 15 cases
• Martin County – 6 cases
• Nash County – 36 cases, 1 death
• Northampton County – 62 cases, 1 death
• Onslow County – 35 cases, 1 death
• Pamlico County – 6 cases
• Pasquotank County – 15 cases
• Perquimans County – 4 cases
• Pitt County – 69 cases, 1 death
• Washington County – 17 cases, 2 deaths
• Wayne County – 72 cases, 1 death
• Wilson County – 70 cases, 3 deaths

Halifax coronavirus essential public health services

The 10 essential public health services, as published by the United States Public Health Service and Institutes of Medicine:

  1. Monitor health status to identify community health problems.
  2. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
  3. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
  4. Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.
  5. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  6. Support laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
  7. Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
  8. Assure a competent public and personal health care workforce.
  9. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
  10. Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

County’s Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival canceled

Heritage Festival committee members asserted on Tuesday that the cancellation over the Coronavirus in the county, until more notice, of the 17th Annual Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival.

The festival was earlier planned for May 1st and 2nd.

“Our entire nation is being driven by CVOID-19. The pandemic is not only affecting our nation, but it is making a significant impact on Halifax County, Virginia,” a statement issued by the Heritage Festival Committee asserted.

“After consulting with our supporters and Halifax County government, the Heritage Festival Committee has decided that the safest and most proactive move at this time is to cancel the Heritage Festival for 2020 until further notice.”

Members of the Heritage Festival Committee announced that they are “very grateful for the support of its faithful sponsors, exhibitors, vendors, civic organizations, volunteers, and the community over the past 16 years.”

“However, for the safety of our guests and all others involved in organizing and hosting the festival, we must cancel,” the statement maintains.

“Therefore, at this time, it is obvious the committee has made the right decision.”

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