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Beaufort, Craven Counties Report COVID-19 Deaths


Some Eastern North Carolina counties are reporting Coronavirus related fatalities on Monday.  The Beaufort County Health Department said four residents died from COVID-19.  One person died Saturday and the other three individuals died today. The recent fatalities brings the county’s death toll to six.  The Craven County Health Department reports a thirteenth resident has died from Coronavirus complications. The individual tested positive for COVID-19 on July 28. The person had several underlying health conditions.  Statewide, there are 2,172 deaths due to the virus.

Jared Brumbaugh is the Assistant General Manager for Public Radio East. An Eastern North Carolina native, Jared began his professional public radio career at Public Radio East while he was a student at Craven Community College earning his degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. During his 15+ years at Public Radio East, he has served as an award-winning journalist, producer, and on-air host. When not at the station, Jared enjoys hiking, traveling, and honing his culinary skills.