CCHD COVID-19 Update #62 (May 30, 2020)…

LENOIR, NC (May 30, 2020) — Here is the Caldwell County Health Department COVID-19 Update for Saturday, May 30, 2020.

Laboratory-Confirmed Cases* Recovered Patients Active Patients*
136 73 60
Deaths Hospitalized (see below) Percentage of Tested Patients Who Are Positive
3 5 4.34%
Total Tested Total Negative
3038 2718
Confirmed Cases by Zip Code*
28645 28638 28630 28601
92 19 23 2
Percentage of Confirmed Cases by Age*
0-24 25-64 65+
19% 74% 7%

Hospitalized – The number of hospitalized patients is not cumulative.
It is the number of patients from Caldwell County currently hospitalized,
regardless of what county they are hospitalized in.

*Updated 05-30-2020

Four COVID-19 cases were reported today, three in the 28645 Zip code and one in the 28630. Of the four new cases, one patient is under 24 years old, two are between 25 and 64, and one is over 65.

Additional Information

  • The Caldwell County Health Department will hold Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing on Wednesday, June 3, from 9 a.m.-noon at 2345 Morganton Boulevard in Lenoir. Testing is free and will be available on a first come first served basis. For more information, visit here.
  • Caldwell Animal Control will hold a mobile rabies clinic Wednesday, June 3, from 2-4 p.m. in the parking lot of Shuford Recreation Center. The one-year vaccine will be available for a cost of $8. The staff asks pet owners to bring exact change.

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.