Covid-19 test

*Correction: the Alamance County Health Department does not offer Covid-19 testing, only Covid-19 vaccines.

January 13 update: The county reported 1,217 new Covid-19 cases on January 12, two-and-a-half times more than the previous pandemic high reported on January 6.

The number of cases reported on Wednesday is by far the highest number of cases reported in a day since the pandemic began in March 2020.

Currently, there are 5,114 active cases in the county.

---

Alamance County reported on Thursday January 6, with 488 cases reported. This number shatters the previous record of 377 new cases reported on New Year’s Day.

The case count did fall on January 7 down to 472 cases reported and again on January 8 to 322 new cases reported and down again  to 223 new cases reported on January 9. On January 10, numbers were up again though with 352 new cases reported in the county.

Alamance County reported 27.3 percent positivity during the week of January 1, nearly double the previous high of 14.9 percent positivity reported during the week of January 2, 2021.

In total, there are 3,781 active cases in the county as of January 10 at 11:59 p.m. That is 2,081 more active cases were reported in Alamance County on January 9 than were reported last week on January 2 (1,964 active cases).

Of those active cases, 50  individuals were hospitalized with Covid-19 infections on January 10, down 10 from January 9. There were  27 individuals hospitalized last Monday, January 2.

Since March 17, 2020, a total of 388 deaths due to Covid-19 have been reported in Alamance County, three more than reported yesterday and up eight from last week.

At this point in time, the majority of cumulative cases are among 20- to 39-year-olds, with this group making up 35 percent of cases. 40- to 59-year-olds are making up 27 percent of cases. 0- to 19-year-olds are making up 21 percent of cases, with 0- to 5-year-olds currently ineligible for a Covid-19 vaccine.

Covid-19 testing, and vaccines, are available with an appointment* at the following locations in Alamance County:

  • Walgreens 
  • CVS Pharmacy 
  • Alamance County Health Department (vaccines only)
  • Cone Health
  • Many local pharmacies

More Alamance County Covid-19 information can be found on the dashboard, here: https://apps.alamance-nc.com/COVID.

*Appointments can be made on each providers’ website, or via call.