COVID-19 Update #306 (April 1, 2021)

LENOIR, NC (April 1, 2021) — Here is the COVID-19 Update for Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Updated 4-01-2021 at 4:30 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.

Daily Infections Projection
Updated April 1, 2021
By the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
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Caldwell County Positivity Rate
(as of 04-01-2021)

Caldwell County
First Doses Administered: 18,849

Second Doses Administered: 14,189
Percentage First Doses: 22.9%
Percentage Second Doses: 17.3%
As of April 1, 2021
(This data includes doses administered by the Caldwell County Health Department
and Caldwell UNC Health Care.)

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Total Flu Deaths in NC
(09-29-2019 to 05-16-2020) 186
(09-27-2020 to 05-08-2021) 6

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Now Eligibile for Vaccination: Adults at high risk for exposure and increased risk of severe illness

Next Group: Everyone

To schedule a COVID vaccine appointment,
call 828-426-8486, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

People already on our waiting list will receive first priority for appointments.

For more information about being vaccinated by Caldwell UNC Health Care, visit To learn more about vaccination at the Walgreens Hudson or Lenoir locations, visit their website.

Visit to help you determine which group you are in.

Group 1: Health care workers fighting COVID-19 & Long-Term Care staff and residents (Active Group)
Group 2: Adults 65 years and older (Active Group)
Group 3: Frontline essential workers (Active Group)
Group 4: Adults at high risk for exposure and increased risk of severe illness
Group 5: Everyone who wants a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccination

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Dr. John Campbell
Provides daily COVID-19 updates