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COVID-19 daily briefing — Oct. 8

Updated weekdays by 12:30 p.m.

There are 84 new cases reported since yesterday’s briefing. There have been 7,501 laboratory-confirmed cases and 104 deaths in Forsyth County. All cases reported by the Forsyth County Department of Public Health are Forsyth County residents. Of the 7,501, 6,729 are presumed recovered. The case count is subject to change throughout the day but will only be reported once per day in the daily briefing.

Forsyth County Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 helpline is 336-582-0800. For information on COVID-19 testing locations, symptoms and prevention, as well as Safer at Home Order measures, go to https://forsyth.cc/covidupdate .