County identifies ‘concerning’ COVID-19 outbreak at Leland congregate living facility

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Brunswick County Health Services reports a “concering” COVID-19 outbreak at Carolina Dunes Behavioral Health in Leland.

One facility resident and 10 employees have received positive test results for the virus, the county says.

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As of July 14, there are 828 positive cases of COVID-19 among county residents (377 considered recovered, 428 isolating, 13 hospitalized, 10 deaths) and 14 cases among non-residents (1 isolating in county, 8 considered recovered, 3 transferred monitoring to home county, 2 deaths).

The county reports six people, including one employee, has died due to the virus at at Universal Health Care of Brunswick.