Durham County planning to issue stay-at-home order to slow COVID-19 spread

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham County officials will announce a stay-at-home order Friday aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

Durham Board of County Commissioners Chair Wendy Jacobs will announce the order at a conference set to take place at a 4:30 p.m.

Officials say the order will include additional measures within the county to help slow the spread of coronavirus.

As of 11 p.m. Thursday, Durham County has 93 residents that have tested positive for COVID-19.

More than 650 North Carolinians have tested positive for the virus and two have died as a result.

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