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CarolinaEast Medical Center Confirms First Positive COVID-19 Case

Hospital news | Tuesday, March 31, 2020

(New Bern, NC) – CarolinaEast Medical Center received its first confirmed positive COVID-19 test result on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The COVID-19 patient is on isolation protocol and in stable condition at the hospital.

CarolinaEast officials have been and will continue to work closely with the North Carolina State Division of Public Health (NC DHHS) and local health departments to coordinate preparation and response efforts to COVID-19 in accordance with guidelines from The Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

The public is strongly encouraged to comply with the recent Stay At Home Executive Order of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. Additional preventive measures provided by the CDC can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/