COVID-19 cases rise in Cherokee County

Two additional cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Cherokee County Tuesday, bringing the total number to 38.

According to a release issued late Tuesday afternoon by the Cherokee County Public Health Department, of these cases, three have been travel-related, while 35 cases have been determined to be acquired through community spread.

“Of the 19 active cases, 15 cases are residents of a state facility in Cherokee County, and four are county residents,” the release noted.

Seventeen cases are of individuals who have recovered from the virus, and two cases resulted in death.

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