Gaston County Now Reporting A 312% Increase in COVID-19 Cases – The Largest Increase in NC


Gaston County is now reporting the largest percentage increase in COVID-19 cases in North Carolina.

Between May 30th and June 12, the county saw a 312% increase in positive cases, as well as a doubling of the number of positive cases out of the total tests taken.

Gaston County is now reporting a total of 576 cases and 9 deaths.

Here is the breakdown of where the cases have been reported according to zip code:

According to the CDC, patients with confirmed CoVID-19 infection have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:

  • fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath

CDC believes at this time that symptoms of CoVID-19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 after exposure.