Worker dies after outbreak at Plymouth daycare center

Published: Aug. 6, 2020 at 1:32 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 6, 2020 at 3:55 PM EDT
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PLYMOUTH, N.C. (WITN) - A worker has died from COVID-19 after state health officials say there was an outbreak at a childcare facility.

The state Department of Health & Human Services said the person was a staff member at Grace Filled Beginnings in Plymouth.

DHHS says this is the first reported cluster death at a childcare facility in the state.

A report issued Tuesday shows that eight staff members and two children had the virus at the facility. It appeared Thursday afternoon that the childcare center was not open.

Washington County is reporting four deaths and 131 cases from COVID-19.

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