Updated as necessary MARCH March 14 First case confirmed in Craven County March 29 First community-spread case identified in Craven County

APRIL April 2 First reported recovery in Craven County April 5 Hospitalized cases start being reported at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern April 9 First death in Craven County April 17 Second death in Craven County April 19 Third death in Craven County April 21 Fourth death in Craven County.

MAY May 8 Phase 1 begins May 12-27 A cluster of friends, family, and co-workers adds 142 cases in Craven County May 17 Craven County passes 100 lab-confirmed cases May 22 Phase 2 begins May 27 Fifth death in Craven County May 28 National death toll equals and then surpass entire population of Craven County (103,374) May 30 Craven County passes 200 lab-confirmed cases

JUNE June 19 Sixth death in Craven County June 19 Craven County passes 300 lab-confirmed cases June 19 Phase 3 delayed

JULY July 2 Seventh death in Craven County July 5 Eighth death in Craven County July 7 Craven County surpasses 400 lab-confirmed cases July 18 Craven County passes 500 lab-confirmed cases July 21 Cluster emerges at PruittHealth-Trent, a New Bern skilled nursing facility. By July 24, there were 42 cases among staff and patients. Two other local facilities reported smaller outbreaks. July 26 Craven County passes 600 lab-confirmed cases July 28 Ninth death in Craven County July 29 10th death in Craven County

AUGUST Aug. 4 11th death in Craven County Aug. 5 12th death in Craven County Aug. 5 Phase 3 delayed Aug. 6 Craven County passes 700 lab-confirmed cases Aug. 7 13th death in Craven County Aug. 9 14th death in Craven County Aug. 10 15th, 16th, and 17th deaths in Craven County Aug. 13 18th and 19th deaths in Craven County. Craven County passes 800 lab-confirmed deaths Aug. 17 20th death in Craven County Aug. 18 21st and 22nd deaths in Craven County Aug. 19 23rd death in Craven County Aug. 21 24th and 25th deaths in Craven County. Craven County passes 900 lab-confirmed deaths Aug. 22 26th death in Craven County Aug. 29 Craven County passes 1,000 lab-confirmed cases Aug. 30 27th death in Craven County Aug. 3 Craven County passes 1,100 lab-confirmed cases

SEPTEMBER Sept. 4 Phase 2.5 begins Sept. 6 28th death in Craven County Sept. 10 29th death in Craven County. Craven County passes 1,200 lab-confirmed cases Sept. 11 30th death in Craven County Sept. 14 31st death in Craven County Sept. 15 Craven County passes 1,300 lab-confirmed cases Sept. 18 Craven County passes 1,400 lab-confirmed cases; 32nd death in Craven County Sept. 19 33rd death in Craven County Sept. 22 34th death in Craven County Sept. 25 Craven County passes 1,500 lab-confirmed cases. 35th death in Craven County Sept. 26 36th and 37th deaths in Craven County Sept. 27 38th and 39th deaths in Craven County Sept. 29 40th death in Craven County Sept. 30 Craven County passes 1,600 lab-confirmed cases

OCTOBER Oct. 2 41st and 42nd deaths in Craven County. North Carolina enters Phase 3 restrictions Oct. 3 Craven County passes 1,700 lab-confirmed cases Oct. 4 43rd and 44th deaths in Craven County Oct. 5 45th death in Craven County. North Carolina allows Plan A for elementary-school-age public and charter school pupils Oct. 6 46th death in Craven County Oct. 7 Craven County passes 1,800 lab-confirmed cases; 47th death in Craven County Oct. 8 48th death in Craven County Oct. 10 Craven County passes 1,900 lab-confirmed cases Oct. 12 49th and 50th deaths in Craven County Oct. 16 Craven County passes 2,000 lab-confirmed cases. Four deaths reported, bringing Craven County death toll to 54. Oct. 19 55th and 56th deaths in Craven County. Oct. 20 Outbreak reported at New Bern Christian Academy affecting 6 staff and 4 students, although school officials report 7 total cases. Oct. 21 Craven County passes 2,100 lab-confirmed cases. 57th death in Craven County. State extends Phase 3 at least 3 weeks amid rising numbers of cases and hospitalizations. Craven County receives letter from state urging stronger preventative measures after it is identified by the White House Task Force as a county of concern due to having had 300 or more new cases in the previous 14 days and a rate of cases greater than 50 cases per 10,000 people.

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