The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
As of Friday, there are now 1,156,097 PCR positive cases and 212,646 antigen positive cases, 3,359 people hospitalized and 16,108 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 5,805 new total cases and 96 additional deaths from Thursday.
A total of 17,408,186 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|9/24/2021||TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY||CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED||CHANGE IN HOSPITALIZATIONS||PERCENT POSITIVITY||COMPLETED TESTS||NEW TESTS COMPLETED SINCE YESTERDAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||1,368,743||5,805||16,108||96||3,359||128||8.60%||17,408,186||74,365|