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Craven County has 1,768 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 12:00 p.m. on October 5, 2020. Of the newest cases, 47 cases were confirmed on October 2, 2020, 22 on October 3, 2020, 17 on October 4, 2020, and two today. Out of the 1,768 confirmed positive cases, 1,522 of those individuals have recovered, are doing well, and are out of isolation. The recovered cases completed the necessary isolation requirement and have been free of COVID-19 symptoms for at least 24 hours. Of the 1,768 cases, 21 have been related to out of state travel, 331 are from community transmission, 1,234 are a direct contact with a previously confirmed positive case, 72 are still being investigated, and 110 are unknown. There have been 44 deaths related to COVID-19. Sixteen of the active COVID-19 cases are currently hospitalized.
Four additional Craven County residents have died from complications related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The forty-first Craven County resident died on October 2, 2020. The individual was tested for COVID-19 on September 22, 2020 and resulted positive on September 24, 2020. The forty-second Craven County resident died on October 2, 2020. The individual was tested on September 21, 2020 and resulted positive on September 22, 2020. The forty-third Craven County resident died on October 4, 2020. The individual was tested on October 1, 2020 and resulted positive on October 2, 2020. The forty-fourth Craven County resident died on October 4, 2020. The individual was tested on October 1, 2020 and resulted positive on October 2, 2020. All four deaths were reported to the Craven County Health Department on October 5, 2020. Each individual had underlying health conditions. To protect the privacy of each individual’s family, no further information about the individuals will be released.
Craven County citizens are encouraged to use reputable sources of information to learn more about COVID-19 cases in Craven County and North Carolina. Reputable sources of information include the Craven County Health Department and NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) websites.
Total Confirmed Cases Craven County
*of active cases
The Craven County Health Department works with state, commercial, and private labs to track the number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Craven County. Health care providers determine which lab they send their COVID-19 tests to.
Craven County will continue to track and post the number of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases; however, it is important to recognize there are many people with COVID-19 who will not be included in daily counts of laboratory-confirmed cases, including:
The number of laboratory-confirmed cases will increasingly provide a limited picture of the spread of infections in Craven County as COVID-19 becomes more widespread and the number of infected people who are not included in the daily counts of laboratory-confirmed cases increases.