CCHD COVID-19 Update #39 (May 2, 2020)…Three New Coronavirus Cases (Total 38)

LENOIR, NC (May 2, 2020) — Here is the Caldwell County Health Department COVID-19 Update for Saturday, May 2, 2020.

Laboratory-Confirmed Cases Recovered Patients Deaths Completed Tests Negative Tests
38* 21 0 1491 1301
Confirmed Cases by Zip Code
28645 28638 28630 28601
23 8 6 1

190 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 05-02-2020
Only updated number of confirmed cases
and confirmed cases by Zip code.

The number of COVID-19 cases now stands at 38. News cases are in the 28638 (1) and 28645 (2).

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, follow these common-sense measures:

  • Stay home as much as possible
  • Wash your 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.
  • Practice social distancing, staying at least 6 feet apart from others.

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.