Craven County passed the 2,500 mark in total COVID-19 cases, just shy of eight months since the first case emerged here.

North Carolina has experienced a surge of new COVID-19 cases recently, with increased demand for hospital services. That growth spurt has not bee as significant in Craven County, which took a full week to go from 2,400 to 2,500 cases, compared to 3-5 days per hundred the previous month.

But with cold and flu season upon us, new restrictions were announced this week, along with new protective advice for the season.

Meanwhile, Craven County Schools has reported positive COVID-19 tests of three staff and 10 students so far in November.

Source: Compiled data from state and local sources

During November, 48 cases have been contracted from “community spread” — places in the community where people gather such as schools. Another 20 were contracted from unknown sources.

About twice that many were contracted from known sources so far in November, such a friends, relatives, classmates, and co-workers.

There were 156 cases from “community spread” during October.

Craven County has 2,514 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020. Of those, 133 are active, 10 are hospitalized, and 65 have died.

Out of the 2,514 confirmed positive cases, 2,316 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 2,514 cases, 29 have been related to out-of-state travel, 532 are from community transmission, 1,646 are a direct contact with a previously confirmed positive case, 94 are still being investigated, and 213 are unknown.

Craven County snapshot

CasesActiveRecovered DeathsHospitalized 
2,5141332,3166510
Source: Craven County Health Department

Days to add 100

MilestoneDays to add 100
10067
20011
30020
40016
50010
6008
70012
8007
9008
1,0009
1,1005
1,2005
1,3005
1,4003
1,5007
1,6005
1,7003
1,8003
1,9003
2,0003
2,1004
2,2005
2,3005
2,4004
2,5007
Compiled data from state and local sources

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