CCHD COVID-19 Update #144 (September 4, 2020)
LENOIR, NC (September 4, 2020) — Here is the Caldwell County Health Department COVID-19 Update for Friday, September 4, 2020.
|Laboratory-Confirmed Cases||Cases Reported Today||Recovered Patients||Active Patients|
|Deaths||Hospitalized||Active Outbreaks||Active Clusters|
|Total Tested||Total Negative||% Patients Tested Positive|
|CASES BY ZIP CODE|
|CASES BY AGE|
|CASES BY RACE|
|White||African American||Hispanic||Asian||American Indian|
Eleven COVID-19 cases were reported today — three in the 28645 Zip code, one in the 28630, five in 282638, one in 28601, and one in 28606. Two patients are under the age of 17; two are between the ages of 25 and 49; and one is between 50 and 64.
The number of recovered COVID-19 patients in Caldwell County has increased to 872. To be counted as recovered and be eligible to return to work, patients must meet the following criteria:
- At least 10 days have passed since symptoms first appeared
- At least 24 hours have passed since recovery defined as resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications
- Improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath)
The Caldwell County Health Department reminds people to follow the 3 Ws — wear a cloth face covering, wait six feet apart and wash your hands frequently — over the Labor Day Weekend.