Three additional Craven County residents have died from complications related to COVID-19 this week.

At least two of the deaths occurred at a New Bern skilled nursing facility that has been ravaged by COVID-19. Link

In all, 15 Craven County residents have died due to complications of the highly virulent virus since Craven County’s first COVID-19 case in mid-March.

Five have died in August, making August the deadliest month so far. The county saw four deaths in April and four deaths in July.

  • The 13th Craven County resident died from complications related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on August 9, 2020. The individual was tested for COVID-19 on July 28, 2020 and resulted positive the same day. The death was reported to the Craven County Health Department on August 9, 2020.
  • The 14th Craven County resident died on August 10, 2020.  The individual was tested for COVID-19 on July 30, 2020 and resulted positive on August 1, 2020.  The death was reported to the Craven County Health Department on August 10, 2020.
  • The 15th Craven County resident also died on August 10, 2020. The individual was tested for COVID-19 on July 30, 2020 and resulted positive the same day. The death was reported to the Craven County Health Department on August 10, 2020.

All three individuals had underlying health conditions. To protect the privacy of each individual’s family, no further information about the individuals will be released.

(Note: This article will be updated later today after more information becomes available.)

Craven County Snapshot: Aug. 11, 2020

Total Confirmed Cases

Active Cases

Recovered

Deaths

Currently Hospitalized

771

201

555

15

8

Craven County has 771 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:30 a.m. on August 11, 2020. Cases by ZIP Code in Craven County here.

Out of the 771 confirmed positive cases, 555 of those individuals 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.

Of the 771 cases, 12 have been related to out of state travel, 158 are from community transmission, 542 are a direct contact with a previously confirmed positive case, and 59 are still being investigated.

Eight of the active COVID-19 cases are currently hospitalized.

 

 

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