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North Carolina reports 1,729 new COVID-19 cases; Pasquotank County reports increase of 21 cases, 1 death

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Posted at 12:52 PM, Aug 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-22 12:52:16-04

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.

As of Saturday, there are now 153,641 cases, 996 people hospitalized and 2,521 COVID-19 related deaths. Our viewing area saw 66 new cases and 1 new death, with Pasquotank County reporting the highest daily increase at 21 cases and 1 death.

The state reported 1,729 new cases, 19 fewer hospitalizations and 27 additional deaths from Friday.

A total of 2,052,118 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 TODAY
BERTIE COUNTY354750
CAMDEN COUNTY84120
CHOWAN COUNTY176220
CURRITUCK COUNTY89000
DARE COUNTY225720
GATES COUNTY71620
HERTFORD COUNTY45013120
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY3316170
PASQUOTANK COUNTY50421221
PERQUIMANS COUNTY101320
LOCAL TOTALS2,38566661