Carteret County reports 55 more COVID-19 positives, active cases down

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

CARTERET COUNTY — The county reported Monday 55 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed since Friday, though the number of active cases decreased over the weekend.

Officials reported 1,750 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Carteret County since March, of which 240 are considered active and 1,491 people have recovered. Despite an increase in new confirmed cases Monday, active cases number 11 less than they did Friday. The county’s death toll remains at 19.

Carteret Health Care in Morehead City reported five COVID-19 hospitalizations Monday, up from three reported Friday.

The public school system did not report any new cases.

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