CCHD COVID-19 Update #161 (September 29, 2020)
LENOIR, NC (September 29, 2020) — Here is the Caldwell County Health Department COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
|Laboratory-Confirmed Cases||Cases Reported||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||Multi-Racial|
Seven COVID-19 cases were reported today — four in the 28645 Zip code, one in the 28638, one in the 28601, and one in the 28655. One patient is under age 17; two are between 25 and 49; two patients are between the ages of 50 and 64; one patient is between 65 and 75; and one patient is over the age of 75.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued a Secretarial Order updating visitation guidelines for nursing homes to allow indoor visitation. Indoor visitation will only be permitted in nursing homes with no COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days and in counties with a percent positive testing rate of less than 10%. Caldwell County’s percent positive testing rate stands at 7.36% today.