CARTERET COUNTY — Active cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County fell over the weekend from 51 reported Friday down to 39, despite health officials adding 12 new cases to the overall count Monday.
According to the county’s first coronavirus update of the week, the total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed since March 2020 stands at 4,938, as of Monday afternoon. Of the overall total, the County Health Department reports 4,847 individuals have recovered from the disease and 52 people have died.
Carteret Health Care in Morehead City reported two patients were hospitalized for COVID-19-related care Monday, no change from Friday.
The health department continues to offer COVID-19 vaccines by appointment by calling 252-728-8550, option 2.