CCHD COVID-19 Update #210 (November 26, 2020)
LENOIR, NC (November 26, 2020) — Here is the Caldwell County Health Department COVID-19 Update for Thursday, November 26, 2020.
Twenty-one cases were reported today — 16 in the 28645 Zip code, four in 28630, and one in 28638. One patient is under the age of 17; four are between 18 and 24; 10 are between 25 and 49; five patients are between 50 and 64; and one patient is over the age of 75.
Under Governor Roy Cooper’s executive order, which took effect at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, face coverings are required in all public indoor settings if there are non-household members present, regardless of the distance away. Specifically, the order says
- In indoor gyms and fitness facilities, face coverings are now required when people are exercising.
- In restaurants, guests are required to wear face coverings at their table unless they are actively eating or drinking.
- Retail business locations with more than 15,000 square feet of interior space must have a worker, at each entrance open to the public, who is responsible for enforcing the executive orders’ face covering and emergency maximum occupancy requirements.