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Posted on: January 5, 2021

COVID-19 Update for Lincoln County NC, 1/5/21

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There are currently 359 positive/active cases, 5,163 recoveries, and 44 deaths in Lincoln County, NC.

Lincolnton, NC – 

The following counts are based on data reported to the Lincoln County Health Department as of 1/5/2021:

The Lincoln County Health Department releases the current data for Covid-19 cases for the county. This information is current as of the date of this release and may have some differences with the state’s Dashboard due to delays in data entry or undetermined designations for some data areas. To date, Covid-19 cases for Lincoln County are:

Active Cases
Recovered Cases
Deaths
3595,16344

In regards to identified deaths for Lincoln County, only 11 are related to congregate care facilities.

At this time, active cases still remain higher than in past months, and continuance of control measures around the “3 W’s” is strongly encouraged to reduce the risk of transmission within our community.

The next scheduled Lincoln County COVID-19 data update will be released on Friday, January 8, 2021.  

The NC Governor’s EO181 Modified Stay-at-Home & Early Closure Order remains in effect through January 8, 2021, and places NC under modified "Stay-at-Home" restrictions. Individuals must remain at home between 10PM-5AM and non-essential businesses will be closed from 10AM-5AM. The order extends capacity & gathering limits from previous orders and requires face coverings and social distancing in all public places and all indoor settings if there are nonhousehold members present, regardless of the distance away. All gatherings are limited to 10 people indoors and 50 outdoors. For questions about the order, see these EO 181 FAQs. The City of Lincolnton issued a proclamation mandating compliance with the face-mask requirements by businesses and persons within the City of Lincolnton.  More information, resources & links can be found on the city website www.LincolntonNC.org/Covid 

Click HERE for info on Staying Ahead of the Curve in Phase 3.

NCDHHS updates are continuously updated and track the current case counts by county, age, gender, race, etc.

REMEMBER THE “3 W’s” AND REDUCE YOUR RISK OF EXPOSURE TO COVID-19Stay_Strong_NC,_3Ws

  • WEAR a cloth face covering when in public. For instructions to make your own face cover, visit: https://bit.ly/2zjTQpJ

  • WAIT at least 6 feet apart to avoid close contact.
  • WASH your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or rub hands with hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol until they feel dry.

COVID-19 RESOURCES IN LINCOLN COUNTY

  • For additional information visit the Lincoln County website and click the COVID-19 resources tab
  • For mental health support call the free and confidential Hope4NC Helpline at 1-855-587-3463.
  • To find a testing site near you, visit www.ncdhhs.gov/TestingPlace
  • For state and federal information regarding COVID-19: CDC and NCDHHS 

MONITOR INFORMATION AS IT IS RELEASED USING THE COVID-19 NC DASHBOARD


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