Craven County: 208 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths

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CRAVEN COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) Craven County Health Officials confirm 208 positive COVID-19 tests.

99 of those individuals have recovered, are doing well, and are out of isolation.

Seven cases have been related to out of state travel, 28 are from community transmission, and 173 are direct contact with a previously confirmed positive case.

There have been five deaths related to COVID-19.

Three of the active COVID-19 cases are currently hospitalized.

Stay with 9OYS for the latest updates as these numbers continue to change.

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