By the numbers

Total Tested — 37,725

Total Positive Tests — 3,315

Total Recovered — 2,402

Positive cases who should be in isolation but are uncooperative — 41

Cases Last 7 Days — 242

Currently in Isolation — 300

Deaths — 76

Uncooperative cases assumed recovered due to time elapsed — 238

Today's video 

County Medical Director Dr. Mark Jaben has good news and bad news on the COVID front. Case numbers are going down, but seem to be stabilizing at a threshold much higher than the pre-holiday numbers. That's the good news. The bad news it is highly likely the new more contagious virus variation is already in Haywood.

Vaccine questions

Dr. Mark Jaben has answered another batch of burning questions about COVID-19. Read more here.

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