The Toe River Health District released its latest COVID-19 numbers Tuesday.

For the week of September 21-27, Avery County has had 48 new positives with 40 active cases for the week, lower case numbers than last week.
Mitchell County reported 71 active cases.

COVID-19 testing is available at The Dive swimming pool at 220 Shady Street Newland, weekdays 9-5 and Saturdays 9-2.
To make an appointment call 828-733-6031.


AppHealthCare reported Tuesday there were 80 active cases in Watauga, and 41 in Ashe County.
For testing and vaccination information and appointments, contact AppHealthCare at (828) 795-1970.