RALEIGH, N.C. - On Wednesday Governor Cooper, members of the Coronavirus Task Force and NC Office of Resiliency and Recovery updated N.C. residents on the state's COVID-19 response and rent and utility assistance.
The press conference was at 3 p.m., and you can watch the updates in the player above.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services also released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
As of Wednesday, there are now 855,357 PCR positive cases and 148,151 antigen positive cases, 610 people hospitalized and 13,110 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 265 new total cases and 9 additional deaths from Tuesday.
A total of 13,281,908 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY||CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED||CHANGE IN HOSPITALIZATIONS||PERCENT POSITIVITY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||1,003,508||265||13,110||9||610||8||3.50%|