The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
As of Wednesday, there are now 158,985 cases, 1,004 people hospitalized and 2,606 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 1,244 new cases, 4 additional hospitalizations and 36 additional deaths from Tuesday.
A total of 2,121,001 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
In our local areas there were a total of 26 new COVID-19 cases and 4 additional deaths. Chowan County reported the highest case increase with 6 new cases.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
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