COVID-19 Update #300 (March 24, 2021)

LENOIR, NC (March 24, 2021) — Here is the COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Updated 3-24-2021 at 4:05 p.m.

*This is the number of tests conducted by Caldwell UNC, the Health Department, and other reporting providers. Not all providers report the number of tests conducted to the Health Department.

**This is the number of negative tests reported to the Health Department. Not all providers report negative tests to the Health Department.

CCHD COVID Dashboard 03-24-2021

Daily Infections Projection
Updated March 17, 2021
By the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
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Caldwell County Positivity Rate
(as of 03-24-2021)

Caldwell County
First Doses Administered: 16,845

Second Doses Administered: 12,328
Percentage First Doses: 20.5%
Percentage Second Doses: 15.0%
As of March 24, 2021
(This data includes doses administered by the Caldwell County Health Department
and Caldwell UNC Health Care.)

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(09-29-2019 to 05-16-2020) 186
(09-27-2020 to 05-08-2021) 6

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The Caldwell County Health Department has started vaccinating people age 75 and older for COVID-19. While vaccinations are given by appointment only, they will add names to the waiting list. To sign up for the waiting list, visit People that are 75 and older can call (828) 426-8486 or (828) 426-8605. Please note, these phone lines are extremely busy. The Health Department staff will call to schedule the appointments. Vaccinations are being given inside at the Health Department.

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Dr. John Campbell
Provides daily COVID-19 updates