Craven County sees one COVID-19 death and 19 new cases–in one day
Craven County added 19 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 between Thursday and Friday afternoon, and one additional death.
The death, the sixth in Craven County due to the disease, was of a resident who died from complications related to COVID-19 on June 19, 2020. The individual had several underlying health conditions. The death was reported to the Craven County Health Department on June 19, 2020. To protect the family’s privacy, no further information about the individual will be released.
The new cases bring Craven County’s total to 302 confirmed as of 4 p.m. on June 19, 2020 Friday.
Craven County has been seeing about seven new cases per day on average since May 8, at least partly coincidentally at the same time Phase 1 started relaxing rules to prevent the uncontrolled spread of the disease.
Of the newest cases, 12 of those are due to direct contact with a previously confirmed positive case.
Out of the 302 confirmed positive cases,Of the 302 cases, eight have been related to out of state travel, 46 are from community transmission, 244 are a direct contact with a previously confirmed positive case, and four are unknown at this time.
In this county, 192 of those individuals who were sickened 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 72 hours.
Five of the active COVID-19 cases are currently hospitalized.
Total Confirmed Cases Craven County
In the eight-county Eastern North Carolina region in and around Craven County, 57 new cases were reported over the past day ending Friday, with Pitt and Craven commanding the largest increases, and the rest spread among most of the rest of the counties.