CCHD COVID-19 Update #153 (September 17, 2020)
LENOIR, NC (September 17, 2020) — Here is the Caldwell County Health Department COVID-19 Update for Thursday, September 17, 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 AGE|
|CASES BY RACE|
|White||African American||Hispanic||Asian||American Indian|
Caldwell County learned of its 27th COVID-19-related death today. The patient, who was between the ages of 50 and 64, was hospitalized and reported to have underlying conditions. To be counted by the county as a COVID-19-related death, the death certificate must list COVID-19 as a cause of death and the patient must have tested positive for the virus prior to their death.
Eight COVID-19 cases were reported today — five in the 28645 Zip code, one in the 28630, and two in the 28606. One patient is under the age of 17; four are between 25 and 49; one patient is between 50 and 64; and two patients are between 65 and 74.