Guilford County Tops Records For New COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

Guilford County Tops Records For New COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations

11:28am Oct 28, 2020
Medical staff prepare for surgery in this AP file photo. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Guilford County is seeing record numbers of new cases and hospitalizations related to COVID-19. 

Health department officials report that 255 new cases were reported to Guilford County on Tuesday, the highest daily number of new cases since the start of the pandemic.

According to a press release, a total of 99 people are currently hospitalized in the county due to COVID-19, marking the highest number of daily hospitalizations to date.

Officials say the numbers are “troubling” and are asking for the public’s help in battling the virus as the holiday season approaches.

Dr. Iulia Vann is Health Director with the Guilford County Department of Public Health.

She asks that everyone "stay vigilant and continue to follow the 3Ws: wear a mask, wash your hands, and wait at least 6 feet apart.”

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