Carteret County records 8 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

This Carteret County maps shows confirmed COVID-19 cases broken down by zip code, with deaths shown in parentheses. (Carteret County map)

CARTERET COUNTY — The county reports eight additional cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Tuesday, bringing the total to 657 known cases in Carteret County since March.

Despite the new confirmed cases, the number of active cases declined by one since Monday, with 44 cases currently considered active. The county reports 607 people have recovered from COVID-19, while six residents have died.

In addition, four patients are hospitalized at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City with COVID-19 symptoms.

To date, health officials have reportedly conducted 7,072 COVID-19 tests, with 195 test results pending Tuesday. To date, five tests have returned inconclusive results.

The county provides COVID-19 updates weekdays via its website,, and the Carteret County government and health department Facebook pages.

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One big question is that you are not giving a response to is: How long after giving the test is the result known?


The Charlotte Observer reports messages were sent via text to more than 6,700 residents that they tested positive for Covid-19 in Mecklenburg County on Friday. More than 500 people also received a county email with the notice.

The county said Friday on Twitter the wrong messages went out due to a technical glitch.

I wonder where Cooper and Dr Mandy get their data from?

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