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N.C. COVID-19 cases rise by 1,283 in a day as percent of positive tests slightly rises

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Posted at 3:43 PM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 15:47:44-04

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

As of Monday, there are now 156,396 cases, 948 people hospitalized and 2,535 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 1,283 new cases, 50 additional hospitalizations and four additional deaths from Sunday.

A total of 2,087,695 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

In our local areas there were a total of 27 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths.

Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
BERTIE COUNTY362350
CAMDEN COUNTY87220
CHOWAN COUNTY186420
CURRITUCK COUNTY89000
DARE COUNTY232220
GATES COUNTY75120
HERTFORD COUNTY4675120
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY3361170
PASQUOTANK COUNTY5136220
PERQUIMANS COUNTY105320
LOCAL TOTALS2,45227660

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