ASHEBORO, N.C. — (Editor's Note: The attached video is from a previous story.)
On Friday, Faith Community Church in Asheboro got notice of a COVID-19 cluster.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services defines a cluster as five or more cases of COVID-19 in a non-congregate living setting (Ex. a business, religious or educational setting, a group event, etc.) within a 14-day period with likely connections between cases.
According to the church, the cluster is linked to church services held between July 5 – July 19.
"We are currently aware of five cases related to church members who attended recent in-person services. We are working with Randolph County Public Health to conduct contact tracing. If you attended an in-person church service between July 5th – July 19th and have questions about your exposure, please call the Randolph County Coronavirus Hotline."
According to the release, the hotline is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. The number is 336-318-6227.