49 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 13 Hospitalized

Smithfield – The Johnston County Public Health Department has provided the following data as of 4:00pm today:

  • Confirmed positive cases – 49
  • Currently hospitalized – 13
  • Average age of positive cases – 54
  • Deceased – 3 (reports of a 4th case have not yet been confirmed)
  • Gender – female 51% and male – 49%

In addition, Public Health staff assisted a long-term care facility with an outbreak by testing 28 Springbrook employees.

Data contained in this release is subject to change as cases are investigated and additional testing is performed.

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