COVID-19 Testing Numbers for Alleghany, Ashe and Watauga Counties

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Good Afternoon –

 

Below are testing numbers for Friday, May 8, 2020. A cumulative, positive case count is on our website for residents of Alleghany, Ashe and Watauga Counties (www.apphealthcare.com/covid-19-information) and will typically be updated in the afternoons each day.

 

We have added data to our website regarding individuals who are being actively monitored by us. Today’s data is included below and mirrors what is on our website currently.

 

Individuals Actively Being Monitored*

Alleghany Ashe Watauga Those Being Monitored but Residing Outside Our Counties Total
13 18 2 11 44

 

*The number of individuals AppHealthCare staff are monitoring due to being exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 case. These individuals are currently in quarantine, monitoring their symptoms. This number is updated each day Monday through Friday by 5pm.

 

Testing Data

Alleghany County

The number of COVID-19 tests collected today by AppHealthCare for Alleghany County is 0. To date, AppHealthCare has collected 92 tests for Alleghany County.

The number of COVID-19 tests collected from outside agencies and reported to AppHealthCare to date is 22 for Alleghany County.

 

Ashe County

The number of COVID-19 tests collected today by AppHealthCare for Ashe County is 4. To date, AppHealthCare has collected 13 tests for Ashe County.

The number of COVID-19 tests collected from outside agencies and reported to AppHealthCare to date is 85 for Ashe County.

 

Watauga County

The number of COVID-19 tests collected today by AppHealthCare for Watauga County is 1. To date, AppHealthCare has collected 88 tests for Watauga County. The number of COVID-19 tests collected from outside agencies and reported to AppHealthCare to date is 269 for Watauga County.

 

Thank you!

 

​Melissa Bracey

Director of Communications & Compliance