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10th COVID-19 case confirmed; 4 patients have recovered

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Wilson County Health Department officials say there is a 10th positive case of COVID-19 in Wilson. The patient is isolated at home, according to Ron Hunt, assistant county manager.

Four individuals diagnosed here have recovered, he said.

“The Wilson County Health Department has continued contact tracing on all cases to identify close contacts and help prevent the spread of this illness,” Hunt said.

“Please understand, the Wilson County Health Department cannot release any further details in order to protect patient confidentiality.”

Hunt also reminded residents that Gov. Roy Cooper has issued a stay at home order that goes into effect at 5 p.m. on Monday.

“Stay home if you do not feel well, wash hands frequently, social distance yourself from others and clean surfaces,” Hunt said.

As of Saturday morning, there were 935 confirmed cases and four deaths. North Carolina has at least 17,527 completed tests and 87 patients currently hospitalized., according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

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