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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Gaston County

The health and safety of our community is our number one priority. We want to make sure everyone has accurate information to help prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19. 

Case Count
Cases by Location
COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall & FAQs
Business Resources
Latest News
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Cases of COVID-19 in Gaston County
Local data is updated daily Monday - Friday.
This data was last updated on July 8, 2020.

Total Tested
Negative Tests
Active Cases
Recovered Cases*
13,231 10,544 624 840 16

* Recovered cases refer to cases where an individual tested positive but now meets state criteria that they no longer need monitoring. 

Cases by Location
These maps are updated weekly. 
Zip Code Map 6.30.20

Township Map 6.30.20


Business Resources
The current economic environment is rapidly developing and changing. The Gaston Business Support site provides up-to-date and essential business resources and information.

Latest News

June 17, 2020:  Covid Cases Increasing in Gaston and Across State:  Offcials Urge Public to Stay Vigilant
June 5, 2020:  Order Rescinding Gaston County's Locally-Declared State of Emergency
May 22, 2020:  Gaston County Readies for Phase 2 of State Re-Opening Plan
May 15, 2020:  Library Curbside Pickup, Appointment Services to Begin May 26
May 15, 2020:  Gaston County Announces Timeline for Resuming In-Person Services, Re-Opening Buildings
May 12, 2020:  Gaston County Plans for Use of $3.9 Million in COVID-19 Relief
May 1, 2020:  Gaston County Adding Safety Measures Before Restarting Some In-Person Services
April 29, 2020:  Gaston County Commissioners Make "Gaston Promise"
April 29, 2020:  Gaston County Clarifies Stance on Executive Order
April 27, 2020:  County Leaders to Hold Wednesday Press Conference
April 23, 2020:  Library, Museum Team Up to Keep Community Engaged
April 21, 2020:  Gaston County Planning for Gradual Re-Opening
April 13, 2020:  Gaston County to Hold Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19
April 9, 2020:  County Chairman Seeks Return to Local Control on April 30
April 2, 2020:  Gaston County COVID-19 Update:  First Reported Death
March 26, 2020:  Gaston County Issues "Stay at Home" Order
March 26, 2020:  Gaston County Officials to Hold Press Conference
March 24, 2020:  Gaston County Leaders Hold Off on Stay at Home Order
March 23, 2020:  Gaston County CARE Plan to Provide Aid, Boost Economy
March 22, 2020:  Gaston County Sees Additional Cases of COVID-19
March 20, 2020:  Eye on Gaston: Restaurants
March 20, 2020:  Online Natural Science Lessons
March 20, 2020:  Gaston County Health and Wellness Guide
March 20, 2020:  Business Support
March 18, 2020:  Tax Collections Public Counter is Closed
March 18, 2020:  Gaston County Reports First Positive COVID-19
March 18, 2020:  Business Task Force Assembled to Weigh Needs
March 17, 2020:  Gaston County to Close Administration Building
March 17, 2020:  Gaston County Closes Gyms and Self-Service Buffets
March 17, 2020:  Changes Ahead for Wedding Licenses, Building Permits
March 17, 2020 :  Meeting Cancellations - Response to COVID-19
March 17, 2020 :  Coronavirus Procedural Update for Building Services
March 16, 2020:  Gaston County Closes Libraries, Senior Center
March 15, 2020:  State of Emergency Proclamation
March 15, 2020:  Gaston County Declares State of Emergency
March 14, 2020:  Gaston County Calls Sunday Press Conference
March 13, 2020:  Numerous Events Canceled as Leaders Urge Social Distancing
March 12, 2020:  Gaston County Leaders Urge Avoiding Large Gatherings
March 11, 2020:  Gaston DHHS Opens COVID-19 Call Center 

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