CCHD COVID-19 Update #191 (November 3, 2020)

LENOIR, NC (November 3, 2020) — Here is the Caldwell County Health Department COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

Twenty-six new COVID-19 cases have been reported today — 12 in the 28645 Zip code, five in 28638, and eight in 28630. Three patients are under the age of 17; two are between 18 and 24; 12 are between 25 and 49; one is between 50 and 64; seven patients are between 65 and 74; and one is over the age of 75.

In the Shaire Center outbreak, 31 residents and eight staff have tested positive for COVID-19. The Shaire Center is working closely with the Caldwell County Health Department and continues to test both residents and staff on a weekly basis.

To prevent the spread of all infectious diseases, including COVID-19, take the following precautions: 

  • Wear a face covering when out in public. 
  • Practice social distancing. 
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds at a time. 
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. 
  • Avoid close contact with people who are ill. 
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. 
  • Do not reuse tissue after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose. 
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched.

CCHD COVID Dashboard 11-03-2020

For information about Coronavirus, visit here or call the Emergency Operations Center at 828-426-8605. For statistical information, visit here.