The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
As of Tuesday, there are now 956,599 PCR positive cases and 174,544 antigen positive cases, 2,930 people hospitalized and 13,952 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 5,256 new total cases and 57 additional deaths from Tuesday.
A total of 15,145,471 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
During a news conference Wednesday, N.C. officials said Every single state county is categorized as “high” transmission for COVID-19. They added that the state has administered more than 10 million vaccine doses, 56% of 12 and older are vaccinated, 59% of 18 and older are vaccinated and 85% of 65 and older are vaccinated.
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||COMPLETED TESTS||NEW TESTS COMPLETED SINCE YESTERDAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||1,131,243||5,256||13,952||57||2,930||102||13.20%||15,145,471||42,897|