The Avery County Health Department, part of the Toe River Health District has posted the latest COVID-19 case numbers.

For the week of August 31 through September 6, Avery County had 99 active cases, and among them, only 20 were individuals who were vaccinated.

The greatest number of positives cases is occurring in the 19 to 50 year old age group.

For the period, six deaths have been associated with COVID.

Get more information on testing and vaccination opportunities at You can also visit County Health Department.