Craven County recorded a slight increase in COVID-19 cases in the last two days, but a sharp improvement in the number of recoveries as people who were part of a large cluster of cases begin to recover from the virus.
Craven County has 209 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11 a.m. on June 2, 2020.
Out of the 209 confirmed positive cases, 141 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 209 cases, seven have been related to out of state travel, 28 are from community transmission, and 174 are a direct contact with a previously confirmed positive case. There have been five deaths related to COVID-19. Three of the active COVID-19 cases are currently hospitalized.
Craven County citizens are encouraged to use reputable sources of information to learn more about COVID-19 cases in Craven County and North Carolina. Reputable sources of information include the Craven County Health Department and NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) websites.
Like Craven County, the number of new cases in the eight-county region that includes Craven County reported a slowdown in new cases over the past two days.