Carteret County Announces Two Additional COVID-19 Deaths
The Carteret County Department of Human Services said in a news release Tuesday that two residents, one in their 80s and the other in their 60s, died from complications of COVID-19. Both had underlying health conditions and were hospitalized when they passed away. The recent fatalities brings Carteret’s total number of deaths to 76 since the pandemic began. The county also announced 76 new cases since Monday for a total of 7,588 cases. As of Tuesday, 16 patients are hospitalized in the county with the virus. COVID-19 vaccinations are available by appointment through the Carteret County Health Department at no cost to people age 12 and older.