Carteret County COVID-19 case count up to 32

Carteret County officials report 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county as of Friday afternoon. This map shows the spread of the cases by zip code. (Carteret County graphic)

CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County officials reported two new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total in the county to 32.

Health officials have previously stated the case count is thought to be an underrepresentation of the spread of the novel coronavirus in the community.

Of the 32 reported cases, 23 of those patients have recovered and have satisfied the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services isolation requirements.Three of those patients have died.

County health officials ask residents who are experiencing symptoms compatible with COVID-19, such as fever and cough, to immediately self-isolate and contact their health care provider to determine if they need to be tested.

Of the 32 cases, most of the patients are in the 50-64 age range. All three of the deaths were patients 65 or older. A majority of the patients, 53%, are male. 

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CARTERETISCORRUPT

This is meaningless. The true infection rate is far higher. The real important statistics are the recovery rate vs. morbidity rate. Nothing else matters. I suspect that if the population was tested for other social diseases, the rate would be eye popping.

CARTERETISCORRUPT

32 cases, 23 recovered, 72% recovered. Three deaths, the real death percentage is well below one percent, nationally.

CARTERETISCORRUPT

History will report this was the biggest hoax in American history.

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