CCHD COVID-19 Update #36 (April 29, 2020)…One New Coronavirus Case (total 34)

LENOIR, NC (April 29, 2020) — Here is the Caldwell County Health Department COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

Laboratory-Confirmed Cases Recovered Patients Deaths Completed Tests Negative Tests
34 20 0 1422 1286
Confirmed Cases by Zip Code
28645 28638 28630 28601
20 7 6 1

136 awaiting test results
The hospital has some insufficient tests which reduces the number of people waiting on results. Tests are taking about 2 business days to come back.

Updated 4-29-20

Caldwell County now has 34 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases. The new case is in the 28630 Zip code.

Additional Information

  • Caldwell Is Hiring is hosting a virtual job fair. Visit the Caldwell Is Hiring Facebook page,, for a list of jobs available in the county.
  • Census results shape the future of communities, as census data informs how billions of dollars in federal funds are distributed for health clinics, school lunch programs, disaster recovery initiatives, and other critical programs and services for the next 10 years. To date, Caldwell County has a response rate of 50.4 percent. It’s not too late to complete the 2020 Census. Visit gov to respond.

For local information about Coronavirus, visit here or call the Caldwell County Health Department Health Information Line at 828-426-8456 or the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 828-426-8605.  Resources are available in Spanish here.