Five Craven County residents died of COVID-19 related causes since Friday, including four who died on Friday.

It brings the death toll in Craven County from COVID-19 to 55 since the pandemic first emerged here in mid-March 2020.

With 15 deaths, October is the second deadliest month so far, trailing August (17 deaths) and ahead of September (13 deaths). At this pace, however, October is well on its way to become the deadliest month so far for Craven County.

Craven County deaths since Friday were:

  • A Craven County resident died on October 16, 2020. The individual was tested for COVID-19 on September 24, 2020 and resulted positive the same day.
  • A Craven County resident died on October 16, 2020. The individual was tested for COVID-19 on September 23, 2020 and resulted positive on September 24, 2020.
  • A Craven County resident died on October 16, 2020. The individual was tested for COVID-19 on September 30, 2020 and resulted positive on October 1, 2020.
  • A Craven County resident died on October 16, 2020. The individual was tested for COVID-19 on October 2, 2020 and resulted positive on October 4, 2020.  
  • A Craven County resident died on October 19, 2020. The individual was tested for COVID-19 on October 9, 2020 and resulted positive on October 12, 2020.

All five deaths were reported to the Craven County Health Department on October 19, 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 snapshot

Total Confirmed Cases Active CasesRecovered DeathsCurrently Hospitalized 
2,0792641,7605522

Craven County has 2,079 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of noon on October 19, 2020. Of those, 264 are active cases and 22 are hospitalized.

Of the newest cases, 36 were confirmed on October 16, 2020, 13 on October 17, 2020, 10 on October 18, 2020, and 11 on October 19, 2020.

Of total cases 1,760 have recovered. The recovered cases completed the necessary isolation requirement and have been free of COVID-19 symptoms for at least 24 hours.

Of the 2,079 cases, 24 have been related to out of state travel, 400 are from community transmission, 1,375 are a direct contact with a previously confirmed positive case, 148 are still being investigated, and 132 are unknown.

Craven County deaths


Date testedDate of resultsDate of deathTest to death
Patient 1April 2, 2020April 4, 2020April 9, 20207 days
Patient 2April 7, 2020April 9, 2020April 17, 202010 days
Patient 3March 30, 2020April 2, 2020April 19, 202020 days
Patient 4April 12, 2020April 14, 2020April 21, 20209 days
Patient 5May 11, 2020May 11, 2020May 27, 202016 days
Patient 6June 7, 2020June 7, 2020June 19, 202013 days
Patient 7June 19, 2020Same dayJuly 2, 202013 days
Patient 8July 6, 2020Same dayJuly 22, 202014 days
Patient 9July 17, 2020July 18, 2020July 28, 202011 days
Patient 10July 10, 2020July 13, 2020July 29, 202019 days
Patient 11July 23, 2020July 27, 2020Aug. 4, 202012 days
Patient 12July 10, 2020July 12, 2020Aug. 5, 202025 days
Patient 13July 28, 2020Aug. 11, 2020Aug. 7, 202010 days
Patient 14July 28, 2020July 28, 2020Aug. 9, 202012 days
Patient 15July 30, 2020Aug. 1, 2020Aug. 10, 202011 days
Patient 16July 30, 2020July 30, 2020Aug. 10, 202011 days
Patient 17July 28, 2020Aug. 5, 2020Aug. 10, 202013 days
Patient 18July 27, 2020July 28, 2020Aug. 13, 202017 days
Patient 19July 21, 2020July 24, 2020Aug. 13, 202023 days
Patient 20Aug. 12, 2020Aug. 13, 2020Aug. 17, 20205 days
Patient 21July 21, 2020July 25, 2020Aug. 17, 202027 days
Patient 22Aug. 12, 2020Aug. 12, 2020Aug. 18, 20206 days
Patient 23Aug. 2, 2020Aug. 3, 2020Aug. 18, 202016 days
Patient 24Aug. 20, 2020Aug. 21, 2020Aug. 21, 20201 day
Patient 25Aug. 6, 2020Aug. 6, 2020Aug. 21, 202015 days
Patient 26Aug. 16, 2020Aug. 16, 2020Aug. 22, 20206 days
Patient 27Aug. 11, 2020Aug. 12, 2020Aug. 30, 202019 days
Patient 28Aug. 19, 2020Aug. 20, 2020Sept. 6, 202018 days
Patient 29Aug. 17, 2020Aug. 20, 2020Sept. 10, 202024 days
Patient 30Sept. 10, 2020Sept. 10, 2020Sept. 11, 20201 day
Patient 31Sept. 2, 2020Sept. 6, 2020Sept. 14, 202012 days
Patient 32Sept. 9, 2020Sept. 10, 2020Sept. 18, 20209 days
Patient 33Sept. 15, 2020Sept. 16, 2020Sept. 19, 20204 days
Patient 34Sept. 18, 2020Sept. 21, 2020Sept. 22, 20204 days
Patient 35Sept. 1, 2020Sept. 3, 2020Sept. 25, 202024 days
Patient 36Sept. 22, 2020Sept. 22, 2020Sept. 26, 20204 days
Patient 37Sept. 18, 2020Sept. 22, 2020Sept. 26, 20208 days
Patient 38Sept. 20, 2020Sept. 20, 2020Sept. 27, 20207 days
Patient 39Sept. 21, 2020Sept. 24, 2020Sept. 27, 20206 days
Patient 40Sept. 26, 2020Sept. 28, 2020Sept. 29, 20203 days
Patient 41Sept. 22, 2020Sept. 24, 2020Oct. 2, 202010 days
Patient 42Sept. 21, 2020Sept. 22, 2020Oct. 2, 202011 days
Patient 43Oct. 1, 2020Oct. 2, 2020Oct. 4, 20203 days
Patient 44Oct. 1, 2020Oct. 2, 2020Oct. 4, 20203 days
Patient 45Sept. 22, 2020Sept. 24, 2020Oct. 5, 202013 days
Patient 46Sept. 30, 2020Oct. 1, 2020Oct. 6, 20206 days
Patient 47Sept. 15, 2020Sept. 15, 2020Oct. 7, 202022 days
Patient 48Oct. 2, 2020Oct. 5, 2020Oct. 8, 20206 days
Patient 49Oct. 5, 2020Oct. 6, 2020Oct. 12, 20206 days
Patient 50Sept. 22, 2020Sept. 24, 2020Oct. 12, 202020 days
Patient 51Sept. 24, 2020Sept. 24, 2020Oct. 16, 202022 days
Patient 52Sept. 23, 2020Sept. 24, 2020Oct. 16, 202023 days
Patient 53Sept. 30, 2020Oct. 1, 2020Oct. 16, 202016 days
Patient 54Oct. 2, 2020Oct. 4, 2020Oct. 16, 202014 days
Patient 55Oct. 9, 2020Oct. 12, 2020Oct. 19, 202010 days

Note: No further information about patients is made available by reporting agencies in order to protect patient privacy.

Key dates

Go here for key dates throughout Craven County’s COVID-19 journey.

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