Pasquotank County reports two additional COVID-19 related deaths

Posted at 1:49 PM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 13:49:35-04

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Albemarle Regional Health Services reports two additional COVID-19 related deaths in Pasquotank County.

According to health officials, both individuals were over 65-years-old.

“Again, we are extremely saddened by the loss of these two community members. Our heart goes out to the family and friends of each individual,” said R. Battle Betts Jr., MPA, Health Director. “The toll this virus continues to take on our community will have long lasting effects on everyone. As strategies are implemented in Phase 1, it is important that our community continue to practice prevention measures needed to slow the spread of COVID-19, especially handwashing, sanitation, and social distancing.”

ARHS is continuing to ask residents to practice CDC guidelines even with the state opening for Phase 1 soon.

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