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North Carolina COVID-19 cases increase by 3,563 since Monday; 3,377 people currently hospitalized

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Posted at 12:58 PM, Dec 29, 2020

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 481,665 PCR positive cases and 42,614 antigen positive cases, 3,377 people hospitalized and 6,574 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 3,563 new total cases and 13 additional deaths from Monday.

A total of 6,800,055 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAYCURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED
NC STATE TOTALS524,2793,5636,574133,377
BERTIE COUNTY1,1747270
CAMDEN COUNTY273150
CHOWAN COUNTY8094200
CURRITUCK COUNTY6219110
DARE COUNTY9871450
GATES COUNTY3421120
HERTFORD COUNTY1,3092470
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY1,0242270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,72612430
PERQUIMANS COUNTY514350
LOCAL TOTALS8,779552020

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