State COVID-19 hospitalizations hit record high for tenth day in row

Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 1:16 PM EST
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RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) - The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in North Carolina has hit a record high for the tenth day in a row.

State Department of Health and Human Services data shows 5,158 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 on Wednesday. That is up from 5,098 recorded on Tuesday. The record-high number of hospitalizations has grown since Jan. 17th.

The number of COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday is 28,753. The state’s positive test rate as of Tuesday is 30.1%.

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