HALIFAX COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) Halifax County Health Department reported its first COVID-19 death.
Currently, no further details have been released.
Health officials are also reporting 23 positive COVID-19 cases and nine of those cases have recovered.
Halifax County Health Director, Bruce Robistow is asking restaurant employees and other essential personnel to wear a mask, this will help curb the further spread of the virus.
Officials are also urging residents to stay home, social distance and wash their hands.
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