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Myrtle Beach linked to over 100 cases of coronavirus in the Roanoke area

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ROANOKE, Va (WFXR) — Myrtle Beach has been connected to over 100 cases of coronavirus in the Roanoke area, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

In a coronavirus briefing hosted by Dr. Molly O’Dell, the director of communicable disease for the Roanoke City and Alleghaney health districts, she said that there are more cases in the area connected to coronavirus than healthcare workers.

Dr. O’Dell also commented on Virginia implementing the phase three reopening plan on Wednesday, July 1, by saying, “The more opportunity for co-mingling, the more opportunity for disease transmission.”

View the full briefing below:

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