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Hospitalizations in North Carolina reach new high as state reports 6,952 COVID-19 cases, 80 deaths

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Posted at 12:09 PM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 12:09:25-05

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.

As of Wednesday, there are now 530,830 PCR positive cases and 51,518 antigen positive cases, 3,893 people hospitalized and 7,076 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 6,952 new total cases and 80 additional deaths from Tuesday.

Local areas reported 82 cases and five deaths, with Pasquotank County seeing the area's largest increase of 21 new cases.

A total of 7,191,700 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

Here's a local case breakdown:

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
BERTIE COUNTY1,28313270
CAMDEN COUNTY327650
CHOWAN COUNTY8813200
CURRITUCK COUNTY7206110
DARE COUNTY1,167350
GATES COUNTY3882120
HERTFORD COUNTY1,45711520
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY1,1287270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,95621495
PERQUIMANS COUNTY5951050
LOCAL TOTALS9,902822135