COVID-19

COVID-19

News about the new coronavirus outbreak and spread of COVID-19

Sixth COVID Case Found; County Investigating Patient’s Contact History

Update: County human services Director Jaime Long gave an update just after 8:30 pm: “ All the individuals who had contact...

Updated: State Confirms Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Cases in Craven, Onslow Counties

The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS) updated their state COVID-19 statistics Saturday morning, adding 8 new cases across the...

DEQ Closes Rachel Carson Reserve Effective April 3

The NC Dept. of Environmental Quality is closing three coastal reserve sites, including the Rachel Carson Reserve on Carrot Island, Bird Shoal...

Cape Lookout Superintendent: No Gatherings of More Than 10

In response to a weekend that saw the shores of the Cape and Shackleford banks lined with boaters - many of whom...

Carteret Declares State of Emergency; Requests No Out-of-County Visitors

Carteret County Board of Commissioners Chair Bill Smith signed a proclamation of a state of emergency late Thursday morning in response to...

Carteret Reports First COVID-19 Death; Victim Not County Resident

A Virginia man has died in Carteret County as a result of COVID-19, the county health department reported Monday afternoon. The patient...

Beaufort Checkpoints to Begin Thursday

The Town of Beaufort announced Wednesday afternoon that checkpoints will go into effect at the Turner Street Bridge town entrance Thursday, April...

First COVID-19 Case Identified in Carteret County

The first case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Carteret County today, Friday, March 20, according to the county Health Department.

Carteret Has 2 New COVID-19 Cases; Releases Age, Gender Data

The Carteret County Health Department announced in a news release Wednesday afternoon that two new cases of COVID-19 had been found in...

County COVID-19 Count Jumps Nearly 60 Percent Since Saturday

The number of COVID-19 cases in Carteret County has risen to 11 since Saturday when a seventh case was announced. The jump...

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