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Craven County has 4,862 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:30 a.m. on December 29, 2020. Out of the 4,862 confirmed positive cases, 3,965 of those individuals have recovered or are presumed recovered based on guidelines set by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Of the 4,862 cases, 38 have been related to out of state travel, 898 are from community transmission, 2,486 are a direct contact with a previously confirmed positive case, 785 are still being investigated, and 655 are unknown. There have been 83 deaths related to COVID-19. Twenty-nine of the active COVID-19 cases are currently hospitalized.
An eighty-third Craven County resident died from complications related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on December 27, 2020. The individual was tested for COVID-19 on December 1, 2020 and resulted positive on December 2, 2020. The death was reported to the Craven County Health Department on December 29, 2020. The individual had underlying health conditions. To protect the family’s privacy, no further information about the individual 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.