COVID-19 Update from the health dept

TAYLOR COUNTY—As of press time on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department issued the following numbers for Taylor County Coronavirus testing :

1167 Total tests

1150 Total negative

13 Total positive

4 Results pending

8 Total recovered

5 Currently active

1.11% Positivity rate

Residents are asked to please continue following the guidelines set in place to keep everyone safe. Wash your hands throughly, practice safe social distancing,  wear a mask when social distancing is not an option, and stay home whenever possible.

The Governor has asked those to self quarantine for two weeks if they have traveled to Myrtle Beach. If you have had close exposure to a COVID positive individual you must self quarantine for 14 days. Close exposure is defined as 10 or more minutes within 6 feet of the positive individual without the use of a mask.