Today, Caldwell County experienced the highest one-day increase in the number of reported COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began. The majority of these new cases are part of the outbreak at Brockford Inn Assisted Living.
Twenty-nine new cases were reported at the facility, bringing the total number of cases at Brockford to 41 (27 residents and 14 staff). Three staff live outside the county and those cases are not included in Caldwell County’s total case count.
The county added 29 cases to its total case count today — two in the 28645 Zip code, three in the 28638, 21 in the 28630, one in the 28601, and two in 28611. Two patients are under 24 years old; 10 are between 25 and 64; and 17 are over the age of 65.
For local, accurate information about Coronavirus, visit www.caldwellcountync.org/coronavirus-covid-19 or call the Caldwell County Health Department Health Information Line at 828-426-8456 or the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 828-426-8605. Resources are available in Spanish at www.caldwellcountync.org/coronavirus-covid-19/enfermedades-coronavirus-2019-respuesta-covid-19.