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COVID-19 daily briefing — Nov. 16

Updated weekdays by 12:30 p.m.

There are 76 new cases and three deaths reported today. Over the weekend, there were 178 new cases and four deaths reported on Saturday, and 198 new cases and two deaths reported on Sunday. There have been 11,014 laboratory-confirmed cases and 146 deaths in Forsyth County. All cases reported by the Forsyth County Department of Public Health are Forsyth County residents. Of the 11,014, 9,071 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.

The public health director will provide a detailed briefing at 2 p.m. at the beginning of the Nov. 19 board of county commissioners meeting, which will be conducted remotely. The public can listen to and watch the meeting on WSTV-13 or go to https://www.cityofws.org/493/WSTV-13

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 .