Toe River Health District released its updated COVID-19 numbers for Avery, Mitchell and Yancey Counties.

As of October 10, there were 57 active cases in Avery, 4 of whom were fully vaccinated.

There are 32 active cases in Mitchell and 39 in Yancey.

According to the update, from August 1 through October 10, there have been 15 deaths in Avery, 7 in Mitchell and 12 in Yancey.

In Avery, COVID testing is available at The Dive swimming pool on Shady Street in Newland.

Get more information on COVID-19, testing and vaccinations, by calling  877-562-4850.