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COVID-19: Positive tests stay below 5% for second day

Here are the latest state COVID-19 updates.
Updated 04/05/21
Updated 04/05/21(NCDHHS)
Published: Feb. 12, 2021 at 12:06 PM EST|Updated: Apr. 9, 2021 at 2:12 PM EDT
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) - There is good news in the fight against COVID-19 as the percentage of positive tests are again below 5%.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said on Friday that the current positive test percentage is at 4.6%. They reported on Thursday it was 4.9%.

On Sunday that number stood at 7.3%, the highest in a month.

There were 2,509 new confirmed cases on Friday, the highest in more than a month in the state. DHHS says there now have been 929,406 lab-confirmed cases of the virus in North Carolina.

Deaths increased by 24 on Friday, bringing the statewide total to 12,248. That includes a new death in Onslow County.

COUNTYCASESDEATHS
Beaufort County4,46790
Bertie County1,71044
Carteret County4,85247
Craven County8,950121
Duplin County6,035128
Greene County2,21646
Hyde County6428
Jones County79116
Lenoir County5,687116
Martin County2,17640
Onslow County15,682142
Pamlico County1,09111
Pitt County18,43686
Tyrrell County3106
Washington County1,03031

APRIL 8TH UPDATE

The number of new daily cases of COVID-19 climbed about 2,000 on Thursday.

The state Department of Health and Human Services says there were 2,087 new cases across the state.

The last time the state had more than 2,000 new cases was on April 2nd. On Tuesday, new cases amounted to just 870.

Total cases in North Carolina now stand at 926,897.

Craven County reported a new death on Thursday, raising its death toll to 121 residents. The state saw an additional 12 deaths for a total of 12,224.

DHHS said hospitalizations from the virus remain steady at 1,004.

APRIL 7TH UPDATE

North Carolina saw hospitalizations rise above a thousand for the first time in three weeks.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said on Wednesday there were 1,025 people in the hospital with COVID-19. The last time it surpassed a thousand was on March 16th when 1,010 people were in the hospital.

New cases saw an uptick on Wednesday as well. DHHS said there were 1,380 new cases, for a total of 924,810.

Deaths from the virus jumped by 39 to hit 1,212 since the pandemic began.

APRIL 6TH UPDATE

North Carolina saw just 870 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the lowest it’s been since last June.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said the total case count for the state now stands at 923,430.

DHHS said there were only 16 new deaths on Tuesday, raising that total to 12,173.

One of those new deaths was in Beaufort County which now has had 90 residents die from the pandemic.

Hospitalizations continue to be under 1,000 with 982 people in the hospital with the virus.

APRIL 5TH UPDATE

More than two million North Carolinians have completed the vaccine process against COVID-19.

New numbers from the state Department of Health and Human Services show 2,067,207 people in the state have received their second dose or their single-shot dose. That is 19.7% of the total population.

Health experts say two weeks after received all your shots you are then fully vaccinated.

The state has also updated its COVID-19 Alert Map and for the first time, a county is green, or low impact. That is Alleghany County in the western part of the state.

The sole red county from the previous map, Randolph County, is now orange.

A total of 5.2 million doses of vaccine have been administered in North Carolina.

On Monday, DHHS said there were just 1,054 new cases of the virus, bringing the state’s total to 922,560 confirmed cases.

There were 37 new deaths over the three-day Easter weekend. The state’s death toll now stands at 12,173.

Those additional deaths include a new fatality in Carteret County. The county health department says the resident in the 70s had preexisting health conditions.

That brings to 47 the number of deaths in the county.

APRIL 1ST UPDATE

Two Eastern Carolina counties saw more deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said Craven County had an additional death, bringing their total to 120. Onslow County also saw another death, raising their death toll to 141.

Statewide, there were 24 additional deaths reported. The state’s death toll now stands at 12,136.

DHHS also says there were 2,027 new cases in the state. The total confirmed positive cases has reached 916,159 people.

MARCH 31ST UPDATE

State health officials say there were 25 more deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said on Wednesday the state’s death toll now stands at 12,112.

Those include new death in Carteret and Onslow counties.

Carteret County says their 46th death was a resident in their 70s with preexisting health conditions. Onslow County said their death raises their total to 140 fatalities.

DHHS also reported 1,929 new cases of the virus. The statewide total is now 914,132 lab-confirmed cases, while there are 955 people in the hospital with the virus,

MARCH 30TH UPDATE

The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the state hit a two-week high on Tuesday.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said that rate hit 6.2%. The last time it was higher than that was on March 14th when it reached 6.8%.

The positive test rate was 4.1% last Wednesday but has since been on the climb.

DHHIS said there were 1,370 additional positive cases on Tuesday, raising the total to 912,203.

The same report said there were only two new deaths in North Carolina from the virus. The death toll now stands at 12,087.

MARCH 29TH UPDATE

There have now been over 4.6 million doses of vaccine given out in North Carolina.

State health officials said on Monday that 2,885,099 people have received their first shot, another 1,648,686 have been given their second shot, while 121,107 people have received single-shot vaccines.

The state saw 57 additional deaths since Friday, bringing the total to 12,085. One of those new deaths was in Beaufort County.

DHHS said 873 people are now hospitalized with the virus, while there were 1,372 new cases over the weekend. The total for confirmed cases in the state has now reached 910,833.

MARCH 26TH UPDATE

North Carolina surpassed another grim milestone in the battle against the coronavirus.

State health officials now say we have exceeded 12,000 deaths from the virus.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said on Friday there were 12,028 deaths, an increase of 41 since Thursday.

Beaufort, Craven, and Pitt counties all reported one additional death on Friday. Beaufort County now has a death toll of 88, Craven with 119, and Pitt with 86 fatalities.

Just a month ago the state surpassed 11,000 deaths.

On a positive note, the state hit another low this year for the number of people in the hospital with the virus. That now stands at 933.

Overall cases increased on Friday by 2,154. There have now been 905,528 confirmed cases in the state.

MARCH 25TH UPDATE

Another 68 previously unreported deaths from Wake County have pushed the state’s COVID-19 death toll to nearly 12,000.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said the deaths occurred between June 1, 2020 and March 8th. They were added after the Wake County Health Department did a review of their vital records data.

Total deaths in the state now stand at 11,987 since the pandemic began.

Pitt County’s death toll increased to 85 with a new death reported on Thursday.

Craven County had an additional death, and their total now has reached 118.

DHHS reported there were another 2,112 cases of the virus reported on Thursday, raising that total to 903,374, while there were 945 people in the hospital with COVID-19.

The daily percent of positive cases was at 4.2%.

MARCH 24TH UPDATE

North Carolina hit another milestone on Wednesday with more than 900,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said there were now 901,262 positive cases of the virus, an increase of more than 2,000 since Tuesday.

The positive test rate for the state continues to hover around 6%.

DHHS said there were 40 additional deaths reported Wednesday, bringing the total to 11,894.

The number of people in the hospital with the virus increased slightly as well, with 981 hospitalizations across the state.

MARCH 23RD UPDATE

People with COVID-19 in the hospital is below 1,000 for the sixth straight day.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said there were 956 hospitalizations across the state. Last Tuesday there were 1,010 people in the hospital with the virus.

Total confirmed cases remained just under 900,000, at 899,164. That’s a 1,062 increase since Monday.

DHHS reports an additional 18 deaths on Tuesday, bringing that total to 11,854.

MARCH 22ND UPDATE

The number of new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours has dropped by several hundred compared to previous days.

NCDHHS says that there have been 1,248 new cases in the last day.

Hospitalizations dropped to 909 people on Saturday but rose to 924 on Sunday.

With over 898,000 cases since the pandemic began, the state will likely surpass 900,000 cases in the next couple of days.

There have been 11,836 deaths from the virus.

MARCH 20TH UPDATE

New COVID-19 cases remained around 2,000 for the weekend, with NCDHHS reporting 2,034 new cases Saturday.

The number of COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in the state continues to fall, now sitting at 964.

15 new death reports bring the state total to 11,280.

No Eastern North Carolina counties reported new deaths from the virus Saturday.

MARCH 19TH UPDATE

The number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 continues to drop in North Carolina.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said Friday there were just 970 hospitalizations, compared to 1,965 a month ago.

New cases in the state continue to hover around 2,000. DHHS said there were 1,915 new cases of the virus bringing the statewide total to 893,229.

State health officials said there were 22 additional fatalities attributed to COVID-19. The death toll now stands at 11,805.

MARCH 18TH UPDATE

There are now fewer than a thousand people in North Carolina who are in the hospital with the coronavirus.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said hospitalizations now stand at 995. In early January that number nearly reached 4,000.

The number of deaths in the state increased by 26 on Thursday. DHHS said those include new deaths in Craven and Onslow counties.

State health officials confirm another 2,004 new cases of the virus, bringing the total to 891,314.

MARCH 17TH UPDATE

Just one county remains critical in the state’s COVID-19 alert map.

The state Department of Health and Human Services released its new alert map for the virus Wednesday afternoon.

Only Randolph County, which is south of Greensboro, remains in the critical/red category.

Here in Eastern Carolina, all counties are yellow except for Craven, Jones, and Pamlico counties. Those three counties are now listed as orange, or substantial.

The state did see 35 more COVID-19 deaths since Tuesday.

DHHS now says there have been 11,757 deaths since the pandemic began just over a year ago.

The total number of cases jumped to 889,319, an increase of 1,999.

DHHS reported that hospitalizations from the virus remained steady at 1,002.

MARCH 16TH UPDATE

Three Eastern Carolina counties are reporting new COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday.

The latest statistics from the state Department of Health and Human Services say three more people died in both Beaufort County and Martin County. That raised Beaufort County’s total to 87, while Martin County has 40 deaths.

Also, Pamlico County recorded an additional death, making its total 11.

Across the state, the death toll now stands at 11,722, an increase of 13 since Monday.

DHHS also reported another 1,093 new cases since Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 887,311.

Those hospitalized with the virus increased by 45, to 1,021.

MARCH 15TH UPDATE

COVID-19 hospitalizations have dropped for the second day in a row and continue to remain below 1,000.

The latest update from NCDHHS shows 976 people hospitalized on Sunday. On Saturday, the number dropped below 1,000 for the first time in months.

There were 1,337 cases logged in the last 24 hours bringing the state’s total to 886,218.

North Carolina’s latest death toll stands at 11,709. That includes four new deaths in Greene County and an additional one in Onslow County.

MARCH 14TH UPDATE

Covid-19 hospitalizations are continuing to decline, Saturday the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 1,028 people in the hospital with the virus.

Since Friday, an additional 28 people have died from Covid-19, totaling 11,691 deaths in N.C..

There have been 892 newly reported cases.

MARCH 12TH UPDATE

For the second day in a row, the percent of COVID-19 tests that come back positive is below 4% in North Carolina.

The state Department of Health and Human Services on Friday reported 3.7% of people tested have the virus. On Thursday, that number was at 3.8%.

Back on February 8th, it was more than double of that, at 8% positive.

There were 1,998 new cases of the virus, raising the state’s total to 881,823.

DHHS also reported 41 additional deaths in the state, bringing the total to 11,663. Carteret County was the only Eastern Carolina county to report a new death on Friday.

Hospitalizations continue a downward trend, with only 1,037 people admitted with the virus.

MARCH 11TH UPDATE

For the first time in more than six months, the state’s positive test rate has dropped below 4%.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said on Thursday the rate of positive tests was at 3.8%. To date, more than 10.6 million tests have been given in North Carolina.

Also on Thursday, DHHS reported 27 new deaths, bringing the death toll now to 11,622. That includes one new death from Beaufort County.

Cases climbed by 2,061, to 879,825 total for North Carolina, while there are 1,039 people in the hospital with the virus.

MARCH 10TH UPDATE

Two Eastern Carolina counties saw additional deaths from the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said that Lenoir County had one more death, bringing their total to 108, while Pitt County also saw one additional person die. Pitt County’s death toll now sits at 84.

Statewide the total number of deaths now is 11,595, an increase of 43 from Tuesday.

Total cases jumped by 1,861, to a new total of 877,764, while people in the hospital continue to drop to a new recent low of 1,075.

MARCH 9TH UPDATE

For the first time in months, the number of new daily COVID-19 cases in the state has dropped below a thousand.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday afternoon there were just 997 new cases since Monday. Earlier this year, one day saw more than 11,000 new confirmed cases of the virus.

Statewide, there have been 875,903 total cases.

One grim statistic that continues to climb is the number of deaths. There were 50 more deaths on Tuesday, bringing the death toll to 11,552. Those include two more deaths in Onslow County and one in Craven County.

The number of people in the hospital increased by three on Tuesday for a new total of 1,147.

MARCH 7TH UPDATE

Trends for COVID-19 continue to improve in North Carolina.

The state Department of Health and Human Services reported Monday there were just 1,228 new cases. That brings the total number of positive cases to 874,906. At the height of the pandemic, more than 11,000 new cases were reported in a single day.

Hospitalizations took another drop to 1,126, while there were only 33 new deaths in the state. The statewide death toll is now at 11,502.

Greene County late Monday reported four more deaths, bringing its death toll to 46. Onslow County had one additional death, raising its total to 135 since the pandemic began a year ago.

MARCH 6TH UPDATE

As of Saturday, there are 56 new Covid-19 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 11,502.

According to the NCDHHS dashboard, there are now 872,176 total cases.

Hospitalizations continue to decline dropping 47, since Friday’s report. They’re 1,179 people currently hospitalized.

MARCH 5TH UPDATE

There were 47 new deaths reported Friday statewide and three of those were here in Eastern Carolina.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said Craven County had a new death, bringing its death toll to 115. In Duplin County, a new death raised their total to 128, while in Pamlico County an additional fatality brought their total to 10.

The death toll for the state now sits at 11,446.

DHHS said there were 2,093 new cases of COVID-19 since Thursday’s report. The total now is 870,149.

Hospitalizations continue to drop after a high of nearly 4,000 in early January. There are now 1,226 people in the hospital with the virus, as of Friday.

MARCH 4TH UPDATE

The number of counties listed as hotspots for the COVID-19 virus is down to six in the state.

The state Department of Health and Human Services released an updated COVID-19 alert map Thursday afternoon.

A couple of weeks ago, that map showed 27 red counties.

The only county remaining in the red in Eastern Carolina is Perquimans County, while nine others are orange.

For the second day in a row, Pitt County has reported three new COVID-19 deaths.

DHHS now says the county has 83 deaths. On Tuesday that number stood at 77.

Statewide, the death toll now stands at 11,399, an increase of 36 since Wednesday.

DHHS also is reporting 2,502 new positive cases of the virus, bringing that total to 866,056.

This while for the first time in months, the number of people in the hospital has dropped below 1,300. State health officials say hospitalizations now stand at 1,290.

MARCH 3RD UPDATE

Pitt County is reporting three new COVID-19 deaths, according to statistics from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

That brings the county’s death toll to 80 since the start of the pandemic.

Bertie County health officials are reporting two new deaths. The death toll in the county is now at 44, with 39 active cases and 1,569 estimated recoveries.

In Beaufort County, the number of deaths increased by one, to 82, while Onslow County late Wednesday reported an additional death there, as well.

Across the state, there were 75 new deaths since Tuesday. The statewide number of deaths now is at 11,363.

DHHS also said there were 2,145 new cases in the state, bringing the total to 865,554.

Hospitalizations continue to drop, to 1,303 on Wednesday.

MARCH 2ND UPDATE

The number of new daily COVID-19 cases hit its lowest level since last September.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday there were just 1,353 new cases since Monday. It was on January 9th when new cases hit a record high of 11,708 in the state.

Total positive cases now stand at 863,409.

DHHS also reported 34 new deaths in the state, bringing the death toll to 11,288.

Hospitalizations, which have been on a steady decline, recorded a slight increase to 1,353.

MARCH 1 UPDATE

The number of people with COVID-19 who are in the hospital continues to drop across the state.

The latest figures from the state Department of Health and Human Services showed just 1,319 hospitalizations, compared to nearly 4,000 in early January.

DHHS also reported 42 new deaths over the weekend, raising that total to 11,254.

New cases increased by just 1,466. There are now 862,170 positive cases since the pandemic began nearly a year ago.

FEB. 27 UPDATE

As of Saturday, Covid-19 hospitalizations are continuing to decline.

Comparing Friday’s numbers, hospitalizations have decreased by 51 people, NCDHHS is reporting 1,414 people currently hospitalized.

There are 2,643 newly reported cases with 858,548 cases reported since the pandemic and 11,212 deaths.

FEB. 26 UPDATE

COVID-19 related hospitalizations continue to fall in North Carolina.

The latest numbers from NCDHHS show that there are 1,465 people receiving care.

Daily cases ticked down slightly with another 2,924 cases being added in the last day.

There have been over 855,000 cases and 11,186 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Two more deaths have been reported in Duplin County while Craven County saw one additional death.

FEBRUARY 25 UPDATE

There are at least four new deaths across Eastern Carolina due to the coronavirus.

New statistics from the state Department of Health and Human Services show two more people have died in Washington County. That now raises their death toll to 30.

DHHS also said Carteret County recorded its 44th death, while Duplin County’s total now stands at 125.

Statewide, there were 63 new deaths, bringing the total to 11,137.

State health officials said the number of people in the hospital with the virus is now below 1,500.

DHHS also reported total cases in North Carolina is at 852,981, an increase of 3,351 since Wednesday.

North Carolina surged past 11,000 COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday.

State health officials say there were 109 new deaths, bringing the total now to 11,074.

Three more Eastern Carolina counties are reporting additional COVID-19 deaths.

Beaufort County’s death toll is now at 81, according to health officials.

In Jones County, 10 more deaths were reported, bringing the total to 26 since the pandemic began. For the first time in a while, the county is reporting less than 40 cases. Health officials say there are 36 active cases in the county.

Health officials in Martin County are reporting three additional deaths, bringing the total to 40 in the county since the pandemic began.

Hospitalizations across the state continue to fall, with a total of 1,530 people currently hospitalized with the virus. That’s the lowest number of hospitalizations reported in the last month.

There have been 849,630 cases in North Carolina since the pandemic started, an increase of 3,346 since Tuesday.

FEBRUARY 23 UPDATE

The number of new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday dropped to just 1,514...compared to more than 12,000 three weeks ago.

The state Department of Health and Human Services reported Tuesday afternoon that there were 846,284 positive cases in the state since the pandemic began nearly a year ago. The number of new cases has been steadily dropping since that February 4th spike.

The state had 61 new deaths since Monday’s report, including new deaths in both Bertie and Lenoir counties. Across the state, the death toll now stands at 10,965.

People in the hospital continue to drop, with just 1,563 hospitalizations, according to DHHS.

FEBRUARY 22ND UPDATE

A new COVID-19 county alert map released Monday afternoon shows just 27 red counties, a big drop from earlier this month.

The state Department of Health and Human Services says today’s report shows the fewest red counties in the state since the county alert system began.

There are 40 orange counties and 33 yellow counties.

Here in Eastern Carolina, Greene, Pitt, & Martin counties went from orange to yellow, while Bertie and Onslow counties improved from red to yellow.

The number of people in the hospital with the coronavirus continues to drop in North Carolina.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said on Monday there were just 1,567 hospitalizations, the lowest number since before Thanksgiving.

The number of people in the hospital peaked in mid-January at close to 4,000.

Other statistics showed only eight new deaths across the state, bringing that number to 10,934.

The total number of cases hit 844,770 on Monday, an increase of 2,133 since Sunday.

FEBRUARY 21ST UPDATE

Hospitalizations continue to decrease here in North Carolina with only 1,647 hospitalized due to COVID-19

There have been 2,541 newly reported coronavirus cases Sunday.

According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, there is now a total number of 842,637 total confirmed cases.

The death toll stands at 10,926.

FEBRUARY 20 UPDATE

More than 3,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Saturday but the number is slightly inflated due to a delay in reporting, according to NCDHHS.

“The number of new COVID-19 cases on Saturday include a number of cases from tests performed at the UNC Health Southeastern COVID-19 Testing site at UNC Health Southeastern Hospital since Dec. 30, 2020 that had not been previously reported to NCDHHS,” the website said.

The delayed reports account for 685 of the 3,446 new COVID-19 cases reported on Saturday. The delay in reporting to NCDHHS did not impact patient notifications or care from UNC Health Southeastern, according to the website.

Hospitalizations continue to fall across the state with 1,708 people hospitalized, which is the fewest since Nov. 23.

The state reported 76 additional deaths on Saturday, bringing the total to 10,896.

North Carolina has had a total of 840,096 cases.

FEBRUARY 19 UPDATE

As hospitalizations continue to fall across the state, more deaths are reported across Eastern Carolina.

Onslow County says two more residents have died from the virus. Their death toll has reached 133.

Beaufort County health officials are reporting an additional death, bringing the total to 80 in the county. Health officials say 3,913 people have recovered from the virus and there are currently 226 positive cases in the county.

Two more deaths were reported in Bertie County, bringing the total to 41.

Martin County health officials are also reporting two additional deaths. County health officials say 39 people have died from the virus and an estimated 1,810 people are believed to have recovered.

Across the state, there were 54 new deaths. The North Carolina death toll from COVID-19 now is at 10,820.

Hospitalizations continued their drop, to a new 2021 low of 1,780, while total cases stand at 836,650.

FEBRUARY 18 UPDATE

Deaths in Onslow County continue to rise from the coronavirus.

Statistics released this afternoon by the state Department of Health and Human Services show the county had two additional fatalities. Onslow County’s death toll now stands at 131.

Statewide, there were 96 additional deaths reported on Thursday, bringing the total to 10,766.

DHHS also reports another 3,916 cases of the virus. That total now stands at 833,423 positive cases.

There was some good news on Thursday, as the number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 dropped to 1,892.

FEBRUARY 17TH UPDATE

Lenoir County says six more people have died from the coronavirus.

The county health department Wednesday morning says five of the deaths were from people over 65, and all six victims had underlying health conditions.

The additional fatalities bring Lenoir County’s death toll to 111.

Also on Wednesday, Onslow County had three more deaths, while Hyde, Martin, and Washington counties each had one additional fatality.

Statewide, North Carolina had 108 new deaths from the virus, bringing the total to 10,670.

The state Department of Health and Human Services said total cases increased by 3,167 to hit 829,507, while people in the hospital with the virus was down by 19, to 1,954.

FEBRUARY 16TH UPDATE

Four Eastern Carolina counties saw more COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, according to state health officials.

Carteret County had two new deaths, bringing their death toll to 43. This as Craven, Martin, and Washington counties each had one more fatality due to the virus.

Statewide, the death toll jumped by 61 on Tuesday. It now stands at 10,562.

Total positive cases now stand at 826,340, an increase of slightly less than 2,000 new cases.

People in the hospital continue to be stable, sitting at 1,958, up only four from Monday’s report.

FEBRUARY 15TH UPDATE

Two Eastern Carolina counties saw new deaths on Monday from the coronavirus.

The state Department of Health and Human Services reported that two more people have died in Lenoir County. That brings their death toll to 103 victims.

Onslow County also saw an additional death from the virus, raising their total to 126.

Statewide, the death toll now stands at 10,501 people.

The number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 continues to drop. DHHS said on Monday that now stood at 1,941, the second day in a row it dropped below 2,000.

There were 2,458 new cases across the state, with a total now at 824,352.

FEBRUARY 14TH UPDATE

Coronavirus Hospitalizations have dipped below 2,000 for the first time since November.

According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, there have been 3,170 new cases reported Sunday afternoon bringing the state total to 821,898 confirmed cases.

There have been 38 new confirmed COVID-19 deaths in our state bringing the death toll to 10,491.

There have been 9,623,364 completed tests in our state.

FEBRUARY 13TH UPDATE

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 77 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday and the total number of deaths in the state is 10,453.

Although the number of deaths reported on Saturday is a high number, hospitalizations have declined with 2,101 reported currently hospitalized, according to the dashboard.

There are 4,130 new cases reported Saturday and the total number of confirmed cases is 818,724.