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 796,638 PCR positive cases and 126,792 antigen positive cases, 982 people hospitalized and 12,189 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 870 new total cases and 16 additional deaths since Monday.
A total of 11,534,490 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
North Carolina reports 38.4% of the population vaccinated with at least one dose and 25.7% of the population fully vaccinated.
The percent of positive COVID-19 tests in North Carolina has increased to 7%.
North Carolina moves into Group 5 on Tuesday. Starting Tuesday, any North Carolina resident 16 and older will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine shot if they wish to.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|4/6/2021||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||923,430||870||12,189||16||982||75||7.00%||11,534,490||25,383|