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North Carolina COVID-19 cases rise more than double statewide since Monday; 2 deaths reported locally

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Posted at 3:09 PM, Aug 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 15:21:30-04

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 146,779 cases, 1,026 people hospitalized and 2,396 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 1,263 new cases, 46 additional hospitalizations and 48 additional deaths from Monday.

The COVID-19 case increase was over double from Monday's when there was 564 new cases.

A total of 1,951,120 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

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

8/18/2020

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
BERTIE COUNTY326350
CAMDEN COUNTY79120
CHOWAN COUNTY168120
CURRITUCK COUNTY85200
DARE COUNTY216120
GATES COUNTY58120
HERTFORD COUNTY4106121
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY3212160
PASQUOTANK COUNTY4582211
PERQUIMANS COUNTY93020
LOCAL TOTALS2,21419642

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