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Craven County has 491 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 11:30 a.m. on July 17, 2020. Out of the 491 confirmed positive cases, 420 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 491 cases, 12 have been related to out of state travel, 113 are from community transmission, 360 are a direct contact with a previously confirmed positive, and six are still being investigated. There have been eight deaths related to COVID-19. Two of the active COVID-19 cases are currently hospitalized.
The Craven County Health Department was notified on July 17, 2020 that one of our contract labs identified errors within their testing process for COVID-19. These errors included four cases that were reported as positive to the Craven County Health Department on July 15, 2020. These cases cannot be confirmed as positive and have been removed from our case count. The four individuals are being re-tested for COVID-19.
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. When using the NCDHHS COVID-19 site to stay up to date, please keep in mind that county case numbers may change once residency is verified. Therefore, the total number on the county map may differ from the number of Craven County Cases.
Total Confirmed Cases Craven County
*of active cases
Craven County will continue to track and post the number of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases; however, it is important to recognize there are many people with COVID-19 who will not be included in daily counts of laboratory-confirmed cases, including:
The number of laboratory-confirmed cases will increasingly provide a limited picture of the spread of infections in Craven County as COVID-19 becomes more widespread and the number of infected people who are not included in the daily counts of laboratory-confirmed cases increases.
Craven County COVID-19 Cases by Mode of Transmission, Age, Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
*included in other race data
Note: As you review the data, please be aware this data is preliminary and may change as cases are investigated. Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding. Also, the data is representative of the confirmed cases, not of all COVID-19 cases in Craven County.
Craven County COVID-19 Cases by Week
*Charts contain data collected up to July16, 2020.