Multiple COVID-19 cases linked to church event in Durham, county officials say
Category: News & PoliticsVia: jeremy-in-nc • 6 months ago • 26 comments
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham County officials announced Monday evening that a Durham church event was linked to multiple positive COVID-19 cases.
The event was held on March 22 at the Millennium Hotel Durham at 2800 Campus Walk Ave.
Durham County announced Monday that there are 11 new COVID-19 cases. Those new cases put the county total at 118, according to Durham County officials. It’s unclear how many of the new cases were linked to the church event.
Officials said that the church event was hosted by Faith Assembly between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
They asked anyone who attended the event and has fever, cough, or shortness of breath, to call the Durham County Department of Public Health at 919-635-8150.
People who attended the event and are not experiencing symptoms were ordered to stay home and monitor symptoms until April 5.
Durham County implemented a stay-at-home order on Sunday at 5 p.m.