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NASAL SWABS — COVID-19 testing involves taking a nasal swab.

The week of June 21 saw COVID-19 cases increased by 13 according to Haywood County Public Health records.

Six more Haywood County cases were reported June 25; residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

This brings the number of cases recorded in Haywood County as of 5 p.m. on June 25, 2020, to 82. The individuals are currently in isolation at home.

The individuals reside in Haywood County. None have recent out of state travel. One was exposed in the workplace, one has an unknown exposure source, and four are close contacts (family members and friends) of existing known cases and were identified and tested through contact tracing efforts.

To protect individual privacy, no further information will be released.

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