Haywood County Public Health received notice May 22, 2020, that two more Haywood County residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. These bring the total cases recorded in the county to 41. Both individual are in isolation at home.
Both individuals reside in Haywood County with no recent out-of-state travel history. One individual relates that the exposure occurred at work outside Haywood County. The second is unsure where the virus was contracted.
Haywood County Public Health nurses are identifying close contacts of all of these individuals. To protect individual privacy, no further information will be released.