Alexander County has one new confirmed case of COVID-19, with a total of eight active cases and a cumulative total of 28 confirmed cases. The new case IS NOT associated with the outbreak at Tyson Foods.
Of eight active cases, seven are recovering at home and remain under quarantine, and one remains in the hospital. Of the 28 total cases, 12 are connected with the outbreak at Tyson Foods.
A local industry recently purchased test kits for its employees, and the health department administered the tests last week. All of those test results have been negative with only one pending test result. The remaining 20 cases have fully recovered.