Coronavirus Updates from the Town of Leland
LATEST UPDATE: 3:30 PM, April 1, 2020
Brunswick County COVID-19 Update
Brunswick County has confirmed 6 additional positive cases of COVID-19 for a total of 22 cases countywide. There have been 352 negative test results and 239 test results are pending.
Other key points from the County's afternoon update:
As of April 1, there are 22 positive cases of COVID-19, 239 pending test results, and 352 confirmed negative test results in Brunswick County, totaling 613 tests administered so far.
Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 is now in effect: Stay at home unless you are visiting an essential service or operation (like visiting the grocery store, pharmacy, medical office, or work), exercising outdoors or helping a family member. The order bans gatherings of more than 10 people and directs everyone to physically stay at least six feet apart from others.
The CDC urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days effective immediately. Travelers returning after domestic travel from areas with widespread community transmission, cruise ships, riverboats, or by air travel should also self-quarantine at home for 14 days after returning.
Brunswick County requires individuals to contact county departments via phone or email first and to schedule appointments for in-person visits at the Brunswick County Government Center, if necessary
The CDC now recommends that people with mild COVID-19 symptoms stay home and call their doctor for medical advice.