Craven County has 5,040 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, ending the year at a sobering milestone, as well as breaking a new record: highest number of active cases so far.

Craven County has 963 active cases and 26 hospitalized.

There were 101 new cases between Wednesday and Thursday.

  • For more New Bern Post COVID-19 coverage, go here.

Meanwhile, 3,994 individuals have recovered or are presumed recovered based on guidelines set by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

The death toll ended the year at 83.


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Changes Dec. 30-31, 2020

As of January 1, 2021, the Craven County Health Department will no longer publish daily reports on COVID-19 cases in Craven County. Each Friday, Craven County COVID-19 hospitalization data will be released along with a link to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) COVID-19 Dashboard.

The NCDHHS COVID-19 Dashboard provides extensive statewide and county level data on COVID-19 cases and testing. County level COVID-19 demographic data is also available on the NCDHHS COVID-19 Dashboard. Demographic information is available for COVID-19 cases and deaths.

Craven County snapshot

Source: Craven County Health Department

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