Cumberland County has dropped from the Orange Tier to the Yellow Tier of the NC County Alert System, according to the most recent available data taken from Feb. 28 – March 13.
Though the Yellow Tier of the NC County Alert System indicates significant community spread, it is less severe than the Orange Tier, which indicates substantial spread. Cumberland County was in Orange up until the end of February.
Cumberland County’s COVID-19 positive test rate is at 6.4%. The World Health Organization recommends a positive rate of 5%.